Who was the U.S. President when Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne?
Harry S. Truman
Answer: Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain who turns 91 today, is the longest-reigning monarch in British history. When Elizabeth became Queen in 1952, Harry Truman was President of the United States. During the Queen’s reign, there have been a total of 13 U.S. presidents including Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump.
Harry S. Truman was an American politician who served as the 33rd President of the United States, assuming the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt during the waning months of World War II.
Born: 8 May 1884, Lamar, Missouri, United States. Died: 26 December 1972, Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Party: Democratic Party. Presidential term: 12 April 1945 – 20 January 1953. Spouse: Bess Truman (m. 1919–1972)