In the midst of a difficult time when she is mourning her late husband Philip, it is the birthday of Queen Elizabeth.

She is reportedly joined by several family members on her 95th birthday on Wednesday.

NU.nl lists a number of photos of the head of state.

Elizabeth as a toddler, circa 1927.

Elizabeth as a toddler, circa 1927.

Photo: BrunoPress

Elizabeth on the day she was crowned queen, in 1953.

Elizabeth on the day she was crowned queen, in 1953.

Photo: BrunoPress

The queen, herself photographed countless times, takes a photo herself during a state visit to Oman in 1979.

The queen, herself photographed countless times, takes a photo herself during a state visit to Oman in 1979.

Photo: BrunoPress

Elizabeth and Philip at a garden party in Paris in 2004. The Queen is said to love garden parties and usually holds about three a year at Buckingham Palace.

Elizabeth and Philip at a garden party in Paris in 2004. The Queen is said to love garden parties and usually holds about three a year at Buckingham Palace.

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Elizabeth and Philip with seven of their great-grandchildren in 2018. The photo was taken by Duchess Kate, the wife of Prince William.

Elizabeth and Philip with seven of their great-grandchildren in 2018. The photo was taken by Duchess Kate, the wife of Prince William.

Photo: Kate Middleton

Elizabeth has a good relationship with Princess Beatrix.

Here they can be seen together during a visit by Elizabeth to the Netherlands in 2007.

Elizabeth has a good relationship with Princess Beatrix.

Here they can be seen together during a visit by Elizabeth to the Netherlands in 2007.

Elizabeth with Meghan and Harry.

Despite resigning from his royal duties, the queen is still very close to her grandson.

He would even have stayed in London to celebrate his grandmother's birthday.

Elizabeth with Meghan and Harry.

Despite resigning from his royal duties, the queen is still very close to her grandson.

He would even have stayed in London to celebrate his grandmother's birthday.

Photo: BrunoPress

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