Queen Elizabeth II Turns 86! Read Her Bio

April 21
On This Day: April 21
Queen Elizabeth II
Born: April 21, 1926
Age: 86 years old
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Occupation: Queen

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Born On This Day
Queen Elizabeth II
Born: April 21, 1926
Age: 86 years old
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Occupation: Queen
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Charles Grodin
Born: April 21, 1935
Age: 77 years old
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Occupation: Actor
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Charlotte Brontë
Born: April 21, 1816
Died: March 31, 1855
Age: 38 years old
Birthplace: Thornton, Yorkshire, England
Occupation: Author, Poet
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Died On This Day
Nina Simone
Died: April 21, 2003
Age: 70 years old
Place: Carry-le-Rouet, France
Occupation: Singer
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John Maynard Keynes
Died: April 21, 1946
Age: 62 years old
Place: Firle, England
Occupation: Economist, Journalist
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Mark Twain
Died: April 21, 1910
Age: 74 years old
Place: Redding, Connecticut, United States
Occupation: Writer
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