The 6 Guinness World Records held by HRH Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II was crowned British monarch in 1953, at the age of just 27, following the death of her father King George VI on February 6, 1952.
More than 68 years later, at the age of 94, the Queen is still performing her royal duties and is showing no signs of slowing down.
The British Queen has accomplished a lot during her reign and has even broken six Guinness World Records.
Express.co.uk guides you through the records held by the Queen.
The oldest British Queen
Queen Elizabeth II turned 94 on April 21, 2020. Her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria previously held the record at age 81.
The Queen is the oldest current monarch in the world
Queen Elizabeth II is the oldest current monarch in the world.
Behind the Queen are Sultan
Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, who has reigned for 52 years and Queen Margarethe of Denmark who has been on the throne since 1972.
The previous record-holder was King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, who died on January 23, 2015 at the age of 90.
The world’s longest-reigning Queen
The Queen is widely known for being the longestreigning monarch in British history, overtaking her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria.
On her 94th birthday on April 21, 2020, she had reigned for 68 years and 75 days - and the days keeps being added. Queen Elizabeth II inherited the British throne on February 6, 1952 after the death of her father King George VI.
The Queen is the longestreigning living monarch
The 94-year-old is the longest-reigning living monarch in the world.
The record was previously held by King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, who died after a 70-year reign on October 13, 2016.
The longest-reigning monarch of all time is Louis XIV of France, who reigned for 72 years and 110 days, from May 14, 1643 to September 1, 1715.
The Queen’s face has featured on the most currencies
Queen Elizabeth II’s face appears on the currencies of more than 35 countries. This is a world record by a mile with Queen Victoria only appearing on the currencies of 21 countries and King George V on 19.
The world’s wealthiest Queen
The Queen’s total wealth, which includes fine art, jewellery and estates, added up to around £410 million in 2012, according to The Sunday Times.