Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: Queen Elizabeth is celebrating her platinum anniversary as monarch. How many years is that?
Queen Elizabeth is marking 70 years as sovereign. She became monarch at the age of 25, when her father, King George VI, died on February 6, 1952. Her coronation took place on June 2, 1953—after a traditional year of mourning—at Westminster Abbey in London.
The correct answer is 70.