Trooping the Color 2019: All the Best pictures from Queen Elizabeth’s 93rd Birthday Celebration

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On Saturday, celebrated her birthday (Although it actually isn’t her birthday—more on that here. Here are some of the most impressive photos of that day. 

P.S. Sorry, Queen Elizabeth, but Kate Middleton’s kids stole the show this year.

Happy Birthday, Your Majesty!

On June 8, nearly the whole family gathered to take part in Trooping the Color, an annual parade held in honor of Queen Elizabeth’s birthday.

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The Queen’s official birthday has been marked with the annual Trooping the Color parade.

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She was joined by members of her family and thousands of spectators to watch the display in Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall.

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The Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex all attended.

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The Duchess of Sussex made her first appearance in public since giving birth to her son Archie four weeks ago.

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Prince William rode on horseback as part of the parade.

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Among the guests was Theresa May, who formally stepped down as Conservative party leader on Friday, but will remain in office until a successor has been appointed.

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One soldier, Major Niall Hall, of the Regimental Adjutant of the Irish Guards, was thrown from his horse during the parade.

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After the parade, the Royal Family returned to Buckingham Palace, where they gathered on the balcony to watch the RAF flypast.

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More than 20 aircraft took part including modern jets and historic aircraft, with the Red Arrows as the finale.

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Trooping the Color originated from traditional preparations for battle and has commemorated the birthday of the sovereign for more than 250 years.

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Trooping the Colour 2019: All the Best pictures from Queen Elizabeth's 93rd Birthday Celebration
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Trooping the Colour 2019: All the Best pictures from Queen Elizabeth's 93rd Birthday Celebration
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On Saturday, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her birthday (Although it actually isn't her birthday—more on that here. Here are some of the most impressive photos of that day. 
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