Put your birthday crowns on because Queen Elizabeth II just turned 96.
Members of the royal family celebrated the April 21 milestone by posting tribute on Instagram. Prince William and Kate Middletonfor example, shared a series of photos, including one with the monarch at the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London and a legacy of the Queen sitting next to seven of her great-grandchildren –Prince George† prince louis† Princess Charlotte† Savannah Phillips† Isla Phillips† Lena Tindall and Mia Tindall—and her dead husband Prince Philip†
“Wishing Her Majesty the Queen a very happy 96th birthday today!” read a post on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s official Instagram account. “An inspiration to so many in the UK, Commonwealth and the world, it’s very special to celebrate this #PlatinumJubilee year.”
prince charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall also shared their birthday wishes. In addition to a number of photos from recent years, the couple wrote on their Clarence House account, “Wishing Her Majesty the Queen a very special 96th birthday today as we celebrate her platinum anniversary year.”