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Alžběta II.

Datum narození: 21. duben 1926

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Její Veličenstvo královna Alžběta II., anglicky Elizabeth II, je vládnoucí královna šestnácti nezávislých států označovaných jako Commonwealth Realm. Jedná se o tyto státy: Antigua a Barbuda, Austrálie, Bahamy, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Jamajka, Kanada, Nový Zéland, Papua-Nová Guinea, Svatý Kryštof a Nevis, Svatá Lucie, Svatý Vincenc a Grenadiny, Šalamounovy ostrovy, Tuvalu a Spojené království Velké Británie a Severního Irska.

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Citáty Alžběta II.

„Moji psi, manžel a princ Charles trpí hlady.“

—  Alžběta II.
žádost královny o podporu v nezaměstnanosti - věta z fejetonu o zrušení monarchie a zavedení republiky ve Velké Británii

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„We are a moderate, pragmatic people, more comfortable with practice than theory.“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
Speech in reply to Addresses from both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall in the year of Her Golden Jubilee (30 April 2002)

„I declare before you all that my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
On her 21st birthday; quoted on royal website http://www.royal.gov.uk/ImagesandBroadcasts/Historic%20speeches%20and%20broadcasts/21stbirthdayspeech21April1947.aspx (21 April 1947)

„1992 is not a year on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure. In the words of one of my more sympathetic correspondents, it has turned out to be an 'Annus Horribilis'.“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
After a fire at Windsor Castle and several personal scandals in the royal family. Annus horribilis is Latin for "horrible year"; the letter to which the Queen was referring was sent by Sir Edward Ford. Speech at the Guildhall, London, to mark the 40th anniversary of her Accession (24 November 1992)

„It has always been easy to hate and destroy. To build and to cherish is much more difficult.“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
1957 Christmas Broadcast; quoted on royal website http://www.royal.gov.uk/imagesandbroadcasts/thequeenschristmasbroadcasts/christmasbroadcasts/christmasbroadcast1957.aspx (25 December 1957)

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„Football's a difficult business and aren't they prima donnas?“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
The Queen gives her opinion to Premier League chairman Sir David Richards, as quoted in BBC News (2 January 2007) http://www.bbc.co.uk/china/learningenglish/story/2007/01/070102_quotes_of_the_year_2_jan_07.shtml

„But nothing that can be said can begin to take away the anguish and the pain of these moments. Grief is the price we pay for love.“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
Message from the Queen, read by the British ambassador to Washington, Sir Christopher Meyer, St Thomas's Episcopal Church on Fifth Avenue. 22 September 2001. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/1341155/Grief-is-price-of-love-says-the-Queen.html

„Our religions provide critical guidance for the way we live our lives, and for the way in which we treat each other.“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
During a speech at Lambeth Palace, 15/02/2012. Quoted on royal website http://www.royal.gov.uk/LatestNewsandDiary/Speechesandarticles/2012/TheQueensspeechatLambethpalace15February2012.aspx

„In tomorrow's world we must all work together as hard as ever, if we're truly to be United Nations“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
The Queen urging nations to work together at her second address of the United Nations http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/10533451.stm

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„The right to change the government by the ballot box and not the barrel of a gun; perhaps the best definition of a democracy.“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
During a speech to President Gerald Ford celebrating the 200th anniversary of American independence. http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/Q

„Our peace and prosperity can never be taken for granted and must constantly be tended, so that never again do we have cause to build monuments to our fallen youth.“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
Speech during the commemorations of D-Day, 06/06/2014. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-two/10883074/D-Day-anniversary-Queen-stirred-by-commemorations.html

„My Husband and I....“

—  Isabel II do Reino Unido
Thought by many to be her catchphrase, but she does not use it much at present. http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/252950.html

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