Did Queen Elizabeth II have Bitcoin (BTC) at the time of her death?

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On September 8, the death of Queen Elizabeth II was announced, at 96 years of age, being the monarch who has been in power for the longest time in the history of the United Kingdom since 1952. Today we will be remembering the times Elizabeth II expressed some sort of interest in blockchain and Bitcoin.

A little about Queen Elizabeth II

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was an important political figure who lived through some of the most relevant events of the last century, such as the Second World War, the arrival of the first human to the place and a powerful transition in recent years led by the emergence of the Internet and of new technologies.

The relationship between blockchain and Bitcoin with Queen Elizabeth II was not that important, but despite her advanced age, she was able to show some curiosity and interest in this technology.

Queen Elizabeth II and the British Blockchain Association.

A Financial Times report published on November 24, 2020, shows that Queen Elizabeth II was interested in a blockchain research journal sent to Buckingham Palace by Dr. Naseem Naqvi, chairman of the British Blockchain Association (BBA). , an organization that writes about blockchain and collaborates with the UN, IBM, and Microsoft, among others.

At the kindness of Dr. Naseem, Elizabeth II sent a letter of thanks expressing her interest in getting acquainted with the research journal, being the first blockchain research journal available both online and in print.

Letter from Queen Elizabeth II to Dr. Naseem Naqvi

It is said that after this, the CEO of BinanceChangpeng Zhao, opened a debate on Twitter about the number of Bitcoins that the Queen could have at the time and generated a wave of jokes from the crypto community.

Speech made on May 11, 2022.

In Queen Elizabeth’s annual speech to residents of the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II spoke before the English parliament hand in hand with her son, Prince Charles, to contemplate regulatory objectives for cryptocurrencies in the current year 2022 and develop parameters comprehensive information about the crypto and blockchain sector.