In this file photo taken on June 7, 1951 Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain, the future Queen, waves to the people while wearing a diamond crown. – Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch in British history and an icon instantly recognisable to billions of people around the world, has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace said on September 8, 2022. Her eldest son, Charles, 73, succeeds as king immediately, according to centuries of protocol, beginning a new, less certain chapter for the royal family after the queen’s record-breaking 70-year reign. (Photo by AFP)