Biographical entry Elizabeth II (1956 - )
- 21 April 1956
Elizabeth II, the elder daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, was crowned Queen on 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey, with Robert Menzies in attendance. In February 1954, Elizabeth II became the first reigning monarch to visit Australia.
The British Monarchy. 'Her Majesty The Queen'. Accessed 30 January 2014. http://www.royal.gov.uk/HMTheQueen/HMTheQueen.aspx.