A State Funeral: Queen Elizabeth II 1926 - 2022

Published September 19th, 2022 - 10:17 GMT

Today all eyes head to the UK as the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, who was born in 1926, started with the attendance of her beloved British royal family who welcomed 22 world leaders.

The ceremony began at around 10: 45 AM on Monday, September 19th, and the memorial service were scheduled to begin at 11 AM BST. Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Thursday, September 8th, 2022.

Since then, thousands of people have mourned Queen Elizabeth IIby waiting hours in line -- in some cases for hours and hours -- to walk past her casket.

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The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in a Royal Standard and adorned with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre is taken into Westminster Abbey during the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

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Britain's King Charles III (L) walks beside The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in a Royal Standard and adorned with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre as it leaves the Abbey at the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Ben Stansall / POOL / AFP)

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The State Gun Carriage carries the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre, as it makes its way for the State Funeral at Westminster Abbey, London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Marc Aspland / POOL / AFP)

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The country's longest-serving monarch, who died aged 96 after 70 years on the throne, will be honoured with a state funeral on Monday morning at Westminster Abbey. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole / POOL / AFP)

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Britain's King Charles III, Britain's Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Britain's Prince William, Prince of Wales and Britain's Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex follow a Bearer Party of The Queen's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II outside Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022, ahead of the State Funeral Service. (Photo by Geoff PUGH / POOL / AFP)

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Pipers from the Scots and Irish Guards march outside Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022, ahead of the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

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A member of the public waits for the passage of the coffin along the Procession Route in London on September 19, 2022, during the State Funeral Service of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / POOL / AFP)

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The coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth is carried on the day of her state funeral and burial, in London, Britain, September 19, 2022. (Photo by HANNAH MCKAY / POOL / AFP)

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A woman sheds a tear during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by David Cliff / POOL / AFP)

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US President Joe Biden arrives at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022, for the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP)

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Members of the Royal Navy stand outside the Westminster Abbey, on the day of the state funeral and burial of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, in London, Britain, September 19, 2022. (Photo by HANNAH MCKAY / POOL / AFP)

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King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan attend the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Gareth Fuller / POOL / AFP)

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The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in a Royal Standard and adorned with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre is taken into Westminster Abbey during the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)
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Britain's King Charles III (L) walks beside The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in a Royal Standard and adorned with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre as it leaves the Abbey at the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Ben Stansall / POOL / AFP)
Queen Elizabeth II
The State Gun Carriage carries the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre, as it makes its way for the State Funeral at Westminster Abbey, London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Marc Aspland / POOL / AFP)
Queen Elizabeth II
The country's longest-serving monarch, who died aged 96 after 70 years on the throne, will be honoured with a state funeral on Monday morning at Westminster Abbey. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole / POOL / AFP)
Queen Elizabeth II
Britain's King Charles III, Britain's Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Britain's Prince William, Prince of Wales and Britain's Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex follow a Bearer Party of The Queen's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II outside Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022, ahead of the State Funeral Service. (Photo by Geoff PUGH / POOL / AFP)
Queen Elizabeth II
Pipers from the Scots and Irish Guards march outside Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022, ahead of the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)
Queen Elizabeth II
A member of the public waits for the passage of the coffin along the Procession Route in London on September 19, 2022, during the State Funeral Service of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / POOL / AFP)
Queen Elizabeth II
The coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth is carried on the day of her state funeral and burial, in London, Britain, September 19, 2022. (Photo by HANNAH MCKAY / POOL / AFP)
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A woman sheds a tear during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by David Cliff / POOL / AFP)
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US President Joe Biden arrives at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022, for the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP)
Queen Elizabeth II
Members of the Royal Navy stand outside the Westminster Abbey, on the day of the state funeral and burial of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, in London, Britain, September 19, 2022. (Photo by HANNAH MCKAY / POOL / AFP)
Queen Elizabeth II
King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan attend the State Funeral Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022. (Photo by Gareth Fuller / POOL / AFP)

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