At 6:30 p.m. (local time), Buckingham Palace in London, England made an announcement that Queen Elizabeth died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
During her 70-year reign, the Queen has guided Britain through some of the most tumultuous and defining moments in modern British and world history.
The London Eye is not lit – Photo: PA
National leaders, monarchs of kingdoms around the world have sent their condolences to the British Royal Family and the United Kingdom after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Many cities have turned off their lights or lit up buildings to offer condolences to the British Royal Family and honor the life and career of the Queen. In the UK, on the night of September 8, many buildings and symbolic works, to see off the Queen of England, did not light up.
In the US, the Empire State Building Management chose to light the building in purple with a silver sheen in honor of the life and career of the Queen of England.
The Empire State skyscraper is lit in purple with a silver sheen – Photo: EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
Along with Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid’s condolences to the British Royal Family, an image of the British flag was lit on a building in Tel Aviv.
The image of the British flag was lit on a building in Tel Aviv after the death of the Queen of England – Photo: MOTTI KIMCHI
Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said that in honor of the Queen of England, Paris did not light the Eiffel Tower on the night of September 8.
Paris did not light the Eiffel Tower on the night of September 8 – Photo: NEWSCANDOR.COM
In many countries, people and leaders have come to lay flowers and offer condolences in front of British embassies in the capitals.
Roses are placed outside the British Embassy in Washington, DC after the Queen’s death – Photo: GETTY IMAGES