Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch,is 96 today. And to honor her birthday and Platinum Jubilee, she is commemorated with a new Barbie doll.
Queen gets her own Barbie for Platinum Jubilee https://t.co/RRMj7ZBL49
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) April 21, 2022
The doll is wearing “an elegant ivory gown and blue ribbon adorned with decorations of order.” The Royal Barbie is topped off with a crown and matching accessories and sells for $75 bucks.
On the eve of this important date, Buckingham Palace shared a photo of the queen between two white ponies, reflecting her lifelong interest in horses.
Ahead of The Queen’s 96th Birthday tomorrow, @windsorhorse have released a new photograph of Her Majesty.
Taken last month in the grounds of Windsor Castle, The Queen is pictured with two of her fell ponies, Bybeck Katie and Bybeck Nightingale.
Happy Birthday Your Majesty! pic.twitter.com/8m46e3SvpX
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 20, 2022
Queen Elizabeth the Second was born on April 21,1926 and she ascended to the throne at age 25 when her father, King George the Sixth, died unexpectedly in February, 1952.
ROYAL BIRTHDAY: Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, turns 96 today. https://t.co/NXJIrbrFpl pic.twitter.com/OCNLhsR1aS
— ABC News (@ABC) April 21, 2022