Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images
Madeline Boardman
September 10, 2015 AT 03:15 PM EDT

Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest-reigning monarch on Wednesday, edging out her great-great-grandmother and the previous title holder, Queen Victoria. During the 23,227 days that she has spent as the country’s monarch, the royal has been a part of historic events, welcomed children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and rubbed elbows with dozens of famous friends. Ahead, the Queen’s meetings with celebrity pals through the years.

Related Stories

Queen Elizabeth is a huge fan of Downton Abbey

Kate Middleton and Prince William welcome daughter

Kate Middleton visits the set of Downton Abbey

WANT MORE EW? Subscribe now to keep up with the latest in movies, television, music, and more.

You May Like

Comments

EDIT POST