In 1969, the first television film about the family life of the royals was made
In 1986, the Queen became the first British monarch to visit China.
She speaks fluent French and often uses the language for audiences and state visits.
Her real birthday is April 21, but it is celebrated officially in June.
Queen of England holds the title of Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Her duties in the Church of England to appoint archbishops, bishops, and deans of cathedrals.
Queen Elizabeths role in English politics is symbolic. She takes no official stance on British policy or regarding any British political parties.
The Queen, as Head of State, has the power to declare war, to make peace, to recognise foreign states, to conclude treaties, and to take over, or give up, territory, on behalf of the United Kingdom.
One of the Queens most important duties are the administration of charities. The issues her charities address vary widely from helping children to preserving the environment.
The Queen also introduced numerous reforms to the monarchy. In 1992, she offered to start paying income and capital gains tax. Though the Queen has not very little official power, when she speaks, Britain and even the world listens.
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