The queen, 96, died on Thursday, ending her reign because the longest-serving British monarch. She held the crown for greater than 70 years and led the monarchy by means of 14 U.S. presidencies. Leaders around the globe mourned her demise, with Biden remembering her as a “stateswoman of unmatched dignity and fidelity who deepened the bedrock Alliance between the UK and the US.”

Particulars concerning the queen’s funeral haven’t but been introduced, nevertheless it’s anticipated to be held at Westminster Abbey, the place the queen was topped. The house usually holds greater than 2,000 congregants, however for the queen’s coronation in 1953, additional seating was organized to accommodate greater than 8,000 individuals.

When King Edward VII, the queen’s grandfather, died in 1910, representatives of 70 states attended — marking the most important ever gathering of European royalty.

For the queen’s funeral, members of Europe’s royal households, prime ministers, presidents and ambassadors are anticipated to attend.

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