Wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II who was the queen consort of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952. She provided moral support to the British public during World War II and is portrayed by Helena Bonham Carter in the Academy Award Winning 2010 film The King's Speech.
She married Prince Albert in 1923 and she became Queen Consort when he unexpectedly became king when his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated in order to marry the American divorcée.
Eleanor Roosevelt praised her as queen.
As a child, she enjoyed dogs and ponies and she received private education under a German Jewish governess, Käthe Kübler.
Her daughter is Queen Elizabeth II and she took the title Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother to avoid confusion with her.