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Wallis Simpson: the woman who changed the history of a country for love

Long live the Queen!” is actually an unexpected cry. For the British to receive Elizabeth Alexandra Maria on February 6, 1952, after her father George VI, the last emperor of India, died after suffering from lung cancer, several circumstances that were impossible to predict had to occur. among which one stands out: the first voluntary abdication of a British king in history, also for love.

and perhaps simply, as Suyin Haynes stated, “When modernity collides with tradition, no one emerges unscathed”.

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