President Joe Biden, UK Prime Minister Liz Truss, and other world leaders paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II, after news of her death Thursday at the age of 96. She even made visits to the Kentucky Derby through the years!
Biden said the Queen was “more than a monarch. She defined an era.”
UK PM Liz Truss – who was appointed as Prime Minister by the Queen just two days earlier – said that “Britain is the great country it is today because of her”.
Canada PM Justin Trudeau: “Canadians will always remember and cherish Her Majesty’s wisdom, compassion, and warmth.”
President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins: “Her Majesty served the British people with exceptional dignity.”
French President Emmanuel Macron: “I remember her as a friend of France, a kind-hearted queen who has left a lasting impression on her country and her century”.