The president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Diaz Ayusohas decreed three days of official mourning in the region for the death of the Queen Elizabeth II of Englandwho died this Thursday, September 8, at the age of 96 at Balmoral Palace (Scotland).
The flags of the Community of Madrid will fly at half-staff during these three days and the Royal Post Office will be illuminated with the colors of the United Kingdom flag, as reported by Puerta del Sol.
Díaz Ayuso has described Queen Elizabeth II as an “iconic woman of the 20th century, who knew how to reinvent herself for the 21st, while printing her personal stamp”.
«Symbol of continuity, stability, of a community of peoples and of faith spread throughout the world. Rest in peace », he has added in a message on his social networks.
Elizabeth II dies, iconic woman of the 20th century, who knew how to reinvent herself for the 21st century, while imprinting her personal stamp on it.
Symbol of continuity, stability, of a community of peoples and of faith spread throughout the world.
Rest in peace.
— Isabel Diaz Ayuso (@IdiazAyuso) September 8, 2022
The Queen of England has died this Thursday after 70 years at the head of the British crown, a record on the throne only surpassed by Louis XIV of France, “the sun king”, who ascended the throne at the age of four and remained for 72 years and 110 days.
In September 2015 she became the longest reigning British queen when she surpassed her great-great-grandmother. queen victoria who reigned from 1837 until his death in 1901.