Queen Elizabeth II, the woman who was the leader of the United Kingdom for 70 years, died on September 8th, 2022, at the age of 96. The news broke all over the world only a few minutes after Buckingham Palace announced what happened. Many people stated that this means the end of an era, and members of the royal family said that this moment brings an incredible amount of pain and sadness to all of them.
However, they weren’t the only ones who suffered; people in the UK were devastated that their beloved sovereign was no longer with them. The former Prime Minister of the country, Boris Johnson, gave a public statement in which he said that the day Queen Elizabeth II died is considered the most heartbreaking day for the nation, and he believes that everyone in the UK feels a deep and even personal sense of loss.
He is not the only politician who commented on Her Majesty’s death. Many political figures around the world decided to pay their respects and say a few words about this sad event. Here are the most important reactions of the world’s leaders: