The Queen is dead

Jacob White, Reporter

As of 6:30 p.m. (1:30 p.m. ET) Queen Elizabeth II was publicly announced dead to the public and she had died about an hour before the public announcement, but as of right now there is no exact time for her pronounced death.  “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” stated the royal family as they announced her passing.

World leaders all around the world have immediately started sending their condolences.

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine Tweeting His Condolences

“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.”

— Володимир Зеленський (@ZelenskyyUa) September 8, 2022

American President Joe Biden’s response of the queens death and her legacy

“Steadying presence and a source of comfort and pride for generations of Britons.” He said the queen’s “legacy will loom large in the pages of British history, and in the story of our world,” and pledged to continue “a close friendship with the king and the queen consort.”

Former President Donald J. Trump’s response to her death

“Our thoughts and prayers will remain with the great people of the United Kingdom as you honor her most meaningful life and exceptional service to the people. May God bless the Queen, may she reign forever in our hearts, and may God hold her and Prince Philip in abiding care.”

The British flag will stay at half-mast on this momentous day.