Updated: September 8, 2022 6:37 PM EDT | Originally published: September 8, 2015 12:36 PM EDT

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-ruling British monarch, died Sept. 8, 2022. To mark this moment, TIME released a commemorative issue dedicated to the longtime monarch. Here, a visual history of her appearances on the cover of TIME over the past 90 years.

Read the cover story about her ascension to the throne, from 1952, here in the TIME Vault: Elizabeth II

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Queen Elizabeth on the June 4, 2012, cover of TIME's Europe edition, marking her Diamond Jubilee (EQUANIMITY BY CHRIS LEVINE (ARTIST) AND ROB MUNDAY (HOLOGRAPHER))
Queen Elizabeth on the June 4, 2012, cover of TIME's Europe edition, marking her Diamond Jubilee
EQUANIMITY BY CHRIS LEVINE (ARTIST) AND ROB MUNDAY (HOLOGRAPHER)

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The Queen appears (near the bottom right) as a member of the TIME 100 on the May 14, 2007, cover of TIME (Photo-Illustration for TIME by Sean McCabe)
The Queen appears (near the bottom right) as a member of the TIME 100 on the May 14, 2007, cover of TIME
Photo-Illustration for TIME by Sean McCabe
Queen Elizabeth on the Apr. 17, 2006, cover of TIME's Asia edition, at the time of her 80th birthday (Photograph by Anwar Hussein Collection—LFI)
Queen Elizabeth on the Apr. 17, 2006, cover of TIME's Asia edition, at the time of her 80th birthday
Photograph by Anwar Hussein Collection—LFI
Queen Elizabeth on the June 3, 2002, cover of TIME's Europe edition, marking her Golden Jubilee (KARSH / CAMERA PRESS)
Queen Elizabeth on the June 3, 2002, cover of TIME's Europe edition, marking her Golden Jubilee
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Queen Elizabeth (at top)—along with Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Juan Carlos of Spain, Margrethe of Denmark, and Bernhard and Juliana of the Netherlands—on the May 3, 1976, cover of TIME ((Top, clockwise) Serge Lemoine-Sygma; Agence Norma; Eddie Adams; Hubert le Campion-Sygma; Daniel Simon-Gamma/Liaison)
Queen Elizabeth (at top)—along with Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Juan Carlos of Spain, Margrethe of Denmark, and Bernhard and Juliana of the Netherlands—on the May 3, 1976, cover of TIME
(Top, clockwise) Serge Lemoine-Sygma; Agence Norma; Eddie Adams; Hubert le Campion-Sygma; Daniel Simon-Gamma/Liaison
The Queen on the June 29, 1959, cover of TIME (TIME)
The Queen on the June 29, 1959, cover of TIME
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Queen Elizabeth, as Person of the Year for 1952, on the Jan. 5, 1953, cover of TIME (Boris Chaliapin)
Queen Elizabeth, as Person of the Year for 1952, on the Jan. 5, 1953, cover of TIME
Boris Chaliapin

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Queen Elizabeth on the Feb. 18, 1952, cover of TIME, following her ascension to the throne (Boris Chaliapin)
Queen Elizabeth on the Feb. 18, 1952, cover of TIME, following her ascension to the throne
Boris Chaliapin

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Then-Princess Elizabeth on the Mar. 31, 1947, cover of TIME (Boris Chaliapin)
Then-Princess Elizabeth on the Mar. 31, 1947, cover of TIME
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Then-Princess "Lilybet" on the Apr. 29, 1929, cover of TIME
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