A royal wave: Queen Elizabeth II's memorable balcony moments

From young princess to long-serving queen, CNN looks back on the British monarch’s most memorable appearances on Buckingham Palace’s balcony.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 02:  (L-R)  Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Louis of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge watch the RAF flypast on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the Trooping the Colour parade on June 02, 2022 in London, England. The Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II is being celebrated from June 2 to June 5, 2022, in the UK and Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Pipe Major Paul Burns of the Royal Regiment of Scotland helps to close Queen Elizabeth II state funeral with a rendition of the traditional piece Sleep, Dearie, Sleep at Westminster Abbey on September 19, 2022 in London, England. Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was born in Bruton Street, Mayfair, London on 21 April 1926. She married Prince Philip in 1947 and ascended the throne of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth on 6 February 1952 after the death of her Father, King George VI. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.  (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
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