Apr 21, 2016 07:26 AM EDT By James Bendijo

Elizabeth II Birthday: The Queen Turns 90 Today, See Her Best Captured Moments

To celebrate the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, here is a gallery of her best captured moments.

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  • Its Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday today!

    Crowned as the Queen of United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms in 1953, Elizabeth holds the distinction of being the longest-reigning British monarch and the longest-reigning queen regnant in world history.

    To commemorate the birthday of one of the most famous leaders in the world, here is a gallery of Elizabeth's best captured moments.
  • The young Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret were playing with their pet chameleon on the grounds of Windsor Castle, Berkshire.
  • Queen Elizabeth II was pictured here with her mother, Queen Elizabeth in 1963.
  • The Queen attended The State Opening of Parliament in London, England.
  • Queen Elizabeth and her heir apparent Prince Charles watched the action during the Braemar Highland Games in Braemar, Scotland.
  • Queen Elizabeth posed for a picture with Prince Charles, Prince George, and Prince William.
  • Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. President Barack Obama pose in the Music Room of Buckingham Palace ahead of a State Banquet in London, England.
  • The Queen posed with her dogs at the Windsor Castle.
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