Royal Family: Who’s Who!

Wondering how those hordes on the Buckingham Palace balcony fit into the royal family tree? Click through for profiles of the British Royal Family.

Queen Elizabeth was born in London in 1926 and ascended to the throne at the age of 27 on the death of her father, King George VI.

The Queen is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states and their territories and dependencies, and head of the 54-member Commonwealth of Nations.

Her 62 year reign is the second longest for a British monarch, beaten only by Queen Victoria’s 63 years.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have four children: Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.

Keep clicking to acquaint yourself with the rest of the royal family