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Information about reign: Queen Elizabeth II

CountryGhana
From6 March 1957
To1 July 1960
Personal InformationQueen Elizabeth II (1926 - )
Description

The Monarchy of Ghana (the Ghanaian monarchy) was the system of government in which a hereditary monarch was the sovereign of Ghana from 1957 to 1960. Ghana shared the Sovereign with the other Commonwealth realms. The monarch's constitutional roles were mostly delegated to the Governor-General of Ghana. The royal succession was governed by the English Act of Settlement of 1701.

Between 6 March 1957 and 27 July 1957 the Queen was styled:
"By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith".

Between 27 July 1957 and 1 July 1960 the Queen was styled:
"By the Grace of God, Queen of Ghana and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth".

The monarchy was abolished in 1 July 1960, when Ghana became a republic within the Commonwealth.

Queen Elizabeth II: Some useful external links
Wikipedia: Elizabeth II