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Elizabeth (1900–2002) ( Queen Mother) British Queen Consort of George VI, b. Lady Bowes-Lyon. Elizabeth married George in 1923. They had two children, Elizabeth (later Elizabeth II) and Margaret (1930–2002). In 1936 she unexpectedly became Queen when George's elder brother, Edward VIII, abdicated. A popular figure, respected for her steadfastness during the Blitz, large celebrations marked her 100th birthday.

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