The United Kingdom bids farewell to Queen Elizabeth II: the state funeral in photos

Finally, the day came. After 10 days of national mourning, the citizens of the United Kingdom, the British Royal House and dignitaries from all over the world bid farewell to the queen Isabel II, who passed away on September 8 at the age of 96. That was how today was.

The coffin of Elizabeth II – covered by the royal standard, the imperial crown, the flower arrangement commissioned by Charles III, the scepter and the orb – is taken to Westminster Abbey

At 6:30 a.m. (local time) the funeral chapel in Westminster Hall was closed in honor of Isabel II, through which thousands and thousands of people have passed in recent days, including several foreign leaders, such as the US president, Joe Biden, and his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro. Next, the coffin of the deceased monarch was transferred to the neighboring Abbey of Westminster.

William, the Prince of Wales and heir to the throne, his wife Catherine and their eldest children, George (9) and Charlotte (7), during the funeral.

The state funeral was held there. Isabel II before 2 thousand guests. Not only His four children were present – led by the now King Charles III -, his grandchildren and the rest of the royal family, but also the current Prime Minister, Liz Truss, and her predecessors, as well as members of royalty from other countries of the world presidents and prime ministers. A religious service was held there in memory of the ninety-year-old monarch.

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