President Biden, Justin Trudeau, NATO allies and Commonwealth of Nations' leaders pay tribute to late Queen Elizabeth II

'She was the first British monarch to whom people all around the world could feel a personal and immediate connection,' said President Biden

President Biden, Justin Trudeau, NATO allies and Commonwealth of Nations' leaders pay tribute to late Queen Elizabeth II
President Biden, Justin Trudeau, and other world leaders from across the globe pay tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II (Anna Moneymaker, Paul Hackett - WPA Pool, Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND: Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday, September 8, and the world is mourning this tragic loss. The longest-serving monarch succumbed to health issues with members of the royal family by her bedside in Balmoral, Scotland. King Charles III posted a loving tribute to his late mother who had been suffering from mobility issues for quite some time. Many world leaders also came forward to remember the much-loved monarch. 

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The newly-made King remembered her late mother in a statement saying, "We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms, and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world. During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which The Queen was so widely held." The official website for the Royal Family reads, "The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow." No other information was provided and the King will be officially crowned soon. King Charles III had started taking on responsibilities once Her Majesty's health started deteriorating

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Queen Elizabeth II attends an audience with the President of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis (Not pictured) at Windsor Castle on April 28, 2022 in Windsor, England.
Queen Elizabeth II attends an audience with the President of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis (Not pictured) at Windsor Castle on April 28, 2022 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Leaders heap lavish tributes on late Queen Elizabeth II

Many world leaders came forward to remember the late Queen. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted, "It was with the heaviest of hearts that we learned of the passing of Canada’s longest-reigning Sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She was a constant presence in our lives – and her service to Canadians will forever remain an important part of our country’s history." President Joe Biden and Jill Biden also released a statement remembering the Queen saying, "She was the first British monarch to whom people all around the world could feel a personal and immediate connection."

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Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy also managed to remember the late queen during his country's war with Russia. His tweet read, "It is with deep sadness that we learned of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of the people, we extend sincere condolences to the @RoyalFamily, the entire United Kingdom and the Commonwealth over this irreparable loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you." Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg also mourned the passing of Her Majesty saying, "Deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Over more than 70 years, she exemplified selfless leadership and public service. My deepest condolences to the royal family, to our #NATO Allies the United Kingdom and Canada, and to the people of the Commonwealth."

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered the Queen and his UK visits in 2015 and 2018 saying, "I had memorable meetings with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II during my UK visits in 2015 and 2018. I will never forget her warmth and kindness. During one of the meetings she showed me the handkerchief Mahatma Gandhi gifted her on her wedding. I will always cherish that gesture." Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese also paid his tribute and released a statement that read, "From the moment the young princess became the Queen, shouldering the might weight of the institution into which she was born. In particular, we recall the sympathy and personal kindness she extended to Australians afflicted by tragedy and disaster."

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