On 21 April 2016, Queen Elizabeth II turned 90! From creating her own breed of dog to sending 50,000 Christmas cards, Her Majesty's certainly been busy over the years.
Join us on a trip back through history to discover our favourite facts about the Queen.
To parents the Duke and Duchess of York, who later became King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother)
Watched by a TV audience of 20 million people
Beating even Queen Victoria (her great-grandma!)
She even invented a new breed of dog when her corgi mated with a dachshund belonging to her sister, Princess Margaret, creating the “dorgi”.
And she still drives to this day!
Her actual birthday - 21 April - and her official birthday, which is held on a Saturday in June - when the weather’s better!
Called Hakkasan, at 17 Bruton Street in Mayfair - we hope she likes a takeaway!
Including horse riding, pigeon racing, and football - she’s an Arsenal supporter!
When the people of Wales gifted her a house in the grounds of Windsor’s Royal Lodge. Named Y Bwthyn Bach, it means “little cottage”.
- and counting!
Presents from other countries, all of which live in London Zoo.
On a recent low-key trip to Scotland, she met some American tourists while walking. Asked if she lived round here, she mentioned that she had a house nearby, and when asked if she’d ever met the Queen she simply pointed at her policeman and said, “No, but he has!”