Elizabeth Triumphant: Why Elizabeth II has more in common with Ramesses II than Queen Victoria.

Elizabeth Triumphant: Why Elizabeth II has more in common with Ramesses II than Queen Victoria.

The job of any monarch involves a great deal of both domestic and foreign travel, and neither Ramesses nor Elizabeth is an exception. It’s impossible to document how many domestic and foreign trips each has taken, but consider this interesting detail: neither had a passport until 1974. In ancient Egypt such documents did not exist, so you’d be forgiven for thinking that the ruler who received a passport was Queen Elizabeth, right?

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