Elizabeth II

1926 - 2022

Photo of Elizabeth II

Icon of person Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; 21 April 1926 – 8 September 2022) was Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms from 6 February 1952 until her death in 2022. She was queen regnant of 32 sovereign states over the course of her lifetime and remained the monarch of 15 realms by the time of her death. Her reign of 70 years and 214 days is the longest of any British monarch or female monarch, and the second-longest verified reign of any monarch of a sovereign state in history. Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, during the reign of her paternal grandfather, King George V. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth II has received more than 192,409,773 page views. Her biography is available in 202 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 182 in 2019). Elizabeth II is the 2nd most popular nobleman (down from 1st in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the most popular British Nobleman.

Elizabeth II is most famous for being the longest reigning British monarch.

Memorability Metrics

  • 190M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 87.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 202

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among noblemen, Elizabeth II ranks 2 out of 1,415Before her are Marie Antoinette. After her are Catherine the Great, Ramesses II, Henry VIII of England, Ragnar Lodbrok, Margrethe II of Denmark, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Akihito, and Lucrezia Borgia.

Most Popular Noblemen in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1926, Elizabeth II ranks 1After her are Marilyn Monroe, Fidel Castro, Michel Foucault, Alfredo Di Stéfano, Ingvar Kamprad, Jiang Zemin, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Leslie Nielsen, Dario Fo, Andrzej Wajda, and Svetlana Alliluyeva. Among people deceased in 2022, Elizabeth II ranks 1After her are Pelé, Mikhail Gorbachev, Pope Benedict XVI, Jiang Zemin, Jean-Luc Godard, Vangelis, Shinzō Abe, Luc Montagnier, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, and Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Others Born in 1926

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2022

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth II ranks 5 out of 8,785Before her are Isaac Newton (1643), Adam Smith (1723), William Shakespeare (1564), and Charles Darwin (1809). After her are Lord Byron (1788), Charlie Chaplin (1889), Francis Bacon (1561), Elizabeth I of England (1533), John Locke (1632), Winston Churchill (1874), and James Watt (1736).

Among NOBLEMEN In United Kingdom