Royal Family

21 Photos From Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation 70 Years Ago

In 1953, King Charles III was the first child to see his mother crowned sovereign.

(Original Caption) Coronation. London, England: Queen Elizabeth, just after the crowning.
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King Charles III will officially be crowned the King of England on May 6 — 70 years after his mother Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953.

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As we gear up for Charles’ coronation, let’s look back at the first-ever televised royal British coronation.