Interesting facts from the life of the British Queen

Buckingham Palace issued a 80 fun facts from the life of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.April 21 the head of the British state executed 80 years.

Queen Elizabeth became the fortieth British monarch since both arrived from Normandy (the territory of modern France) William the Conqueror won the English crown.Queen speaks fluent French, and during visits and audiences with representatives of the French-speaking countries do without an interpreter.

my first e-mail sent to the queen of one of the military bases in 1976, and the London Underground, it took the first in 1939.Queen "friendly" with technology - a young girl, she learned to drive a car for a long time and to this day, she enjoys photography, loves to take pictures of his family members.In 1997, the Queen launched the first in the history of the Internet site of the British monarchy.

One of the messages Elizabeth II there on the moon.21 July 1969 the American astronauts "Apollo-11" delivered on Earth's natural satellite her letter, captured on mi

crofilm, and pledged in a metal capsule.

first human walked on the moon, astronaut Neil Armstrong, the queen met privately at Buckingham Palace.We visited her at a party, and the first man in space, Yuri Gagarin, the first ever female cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova.

Ever since his youth Elizabeth II is a fan of the noble hunting dog breed corgi, several of which constantly accompany her on vacation.At the moment the head of the British state five dogs - Emma, ‚Äč‚ÄčLinnet, Monty, Holly and Willow.The Queen also brought a new breed of dog - dorgu.

other passions are horses and the Queen's racing.She is a good rider and every year with interest the Main Event, as well as breeds of horses in their stables.

Ever since the late Middle Ages to the monarch owns all the sturgeons, whales, porpoises and dolphins that live in the waters around the United Kingdom, as well as swans living on the Thames and its tributaries.Fishermen are required to report all captured marine life, and a special person - the Royal Swans caretaker - manages the annual "census" of these precious birds.

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