Slideshow: Your pictures of the Queen

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On September 9, Queen Elizabeth II will officially enter British history books, surpassing her great-great-grandmother Victoria as the country’s longest reigning monarch.

The Queen, who turns 90 next year was just 25 when her father King George VI died on February 6, 1952, in a country recovering from the Second World War.

Six decades later, her record reign is just the latest milestone in her time on the throne.

We asked readers of The News to send in their images of the queen which have been taken over the years and here is our slideshow.