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Elizabeth II became Britain's oldest monarch

December 21 2007

Queen Elizabeth II became the oldest monarch in the history of their country. 20 December 1981 she was 7 months and 29 days, reported by Russian news service. "

It was at that age on Jan. 22, 1901 died the previous "record holder" - praprababushka reigning Queen Victoria. After the death of the Queen Long-lived none of the ruling royal family members are not worried 81-year milestone.

At the Queen of England, this record is not unique. Of all the British monarchs for the longest time she lived in a marriage. Nov. 20, she and her husband celebrated the "diamond" wedding - 60 years of life together.

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