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Elizabeth The Queen Mother

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Birthday
4, 1900
Birthplace
Hitchin, England
Death Date
Mar 30, 2002 (101)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1900
Birthplace
Hitchin, England
Death Date
Mar 30, 2002 (101)

About

Wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II who was the queen consort of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952. She provided moral support to the British public during World War II. 

Before Fame

As a child, she enjoyed dogs and ponies and she received private education under a German Jewish governess, Käthe Kübler.

Trivia

She married King George VI in 1923 and she became Queen Consort when he unexpectedly became king after his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated in order to marry Wallis Simpson.

Family Life

As her daughter is Queen Elizabeth II, the elder Elizabeth took the title Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother to avoid confusion.

Associated With

She was portrayed by Helena Bonham Carter in the Academy Award Winning 2010 film The King's Speech.