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Queen Elizabeth II is a trained mechanic.
In the UK, if you reach your 100th birthday, you get a personalized card from the Queen.
Queen Elizabeth II served as a mechanic and driver in World War II.
The Queen of England owns a McDonald’s near Buckingham Palace.
The Queen of the UK is the legal owner of one-sixth of the Earth’s land surface.
A queen bee lays up to 1,500 eggs per day.
Since all British passports are issued in the Queen Elizabeth II’s name, she herself doesn’t have one.
Queen Victoria was the first woman who wore a white dress at her wedding.
The Queen Mary of Scotland became queen when she was only six days old.
Queen Elizabeth I banned potatoes from her court.
During WW1, the Belgian King personally led the army, the Queen served as a nurse, and the 14-year-old Prince enlisted as a private.
In 2012, a couple invited Queen Elizabeth II to their wedding as a joke, and she turned up.
In 1975, Australia had a government shutdown, which ended with the Queen firing everyone and the government starting again.
King Harald of Norway vowed to remain unmarried for life unless he could marry his true love, the daughter of a cloth merchant. She became the Queen of Norway.
A Queen of Thailand drowned in 1880 as her subjects looked on, because they were forbidden to touch her.
In 2015, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning UK monarch ever, surpassing Queen Victoria.
“Under Pressure” was written by David Bowie and Queen during a 24-hour wine and cocaine marathon.
When the Queen dies, no comedy programming on BBC will be aired for 12 days.
Queen, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix and Tupac never won a Grammy, while Milli Vanilli and Justin Bieber did.
Queen Elizabeth II was courted by Prince Philip when he was 18 and she was only 13. They are also cousins.