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Elizabeth The Queen Mother

Elizabeth The Queen Mother Biography

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ABOUT
Wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II who was the queen consort of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952. She provided moral support to the British public during World War II and is portrayed by Helena Bonham Carter in the Academy Award Winning 2010 film The King's Speech.
BEFORE FAME
As a child, she enjoyed dogs and ponies and she received private education under a German Jewish governess, Käthe Kübler.

FAMILY LIFE
Her daughter is Queen Elizabeth II and she took the title Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother to avoid confusion with her.
ASSOCIATED WITH
Eleanor Roosevelt praised her as queen.
TRIVIA
She married Prince Albert in 1923 and she became Queen Consort when he unexpectedly became king when his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated in order to marry the American divorcée.

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