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‘She defined an era’: World leaders including Biden, Putin and Macron pay tribute to the Queen

After her death at 96, world leaders paid tribute to the Queen. Joe Biden said that she was more than a monarch. She was the embodiment of an era.

A statement was released by the US president in which he stated that “in a world full of constant change, she was both a steadying presence as well as a source for comfort and pride for generations and Britons”.

She was described by the president as a “stateswoman with unmatched dignity, constancy”, who “helped to make our relationship special”.

When Mr Biden visited the Queen last year, he said that she “charmed us by her wit, moved me with her kindness and generously shared her wisdom with us.”

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He added, “Her legacy will loom large within the pages of British History and in the story about our world.”

Image: Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Queen at Windsor Castle, March 2018. Pic by AP

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweets: “It was with heavy hearts that we heard of Canada’s longest-reigning sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (2).

“She was an ever-present presence in our lives, and her service for Canadians will always be an important part of our lives.”

country’s history.”

He stated that the Queen was “one my favorite people in the world” when he spoke to reporters.

He said, “I will miss them so,”

French President Emmanuel Macron wrote on social media: “Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II embodied continuity and unity for the British nation for more than 70 years.”

“I will always remember her as a friend to France, a kind-hearted queen that has made a lasting impression on her nation and her century.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences for Britain’s “irreparable” loss of Queen Elizabeth II.

Pope Francis expressed deep sorrow at the death of Queen Elizabeth and offered his condolences for her family, including King Charles.

In a telegram, the pontiff stated that he would join those who mourned her loss and pray for her eternal rest. He also paid tribute to her untiring service to the good and welfare of the Nation as well as the Commonwealth.

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Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese posted a tweet expressing gratitude for the Queen’s “historic reign” and “long life dedicated to duty, family faith, and service”.

“This is a loss that we all feel. Few people have lived in a world without Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty was a rare and comforting constant in a world of rapid change, for seven decades.

“She embodied a timeless dignity and an enduring peace, despite all the noise and turmoil of the years.”

Image Queen Elizabeth II with then-US president Barack Obama at a Buckingham Palace state banquet in May 2011

The former US president Barack Obama issued a long statement stating that the Queen “captivated the whole world”.

He said, “Michelle and me were fortunate enough to get to know Her Majesty. She meant a lot to us.”

“Back in the beginning of our lives as President and First Lady, she welcomed me to the world stage with open arms.

“Time and time again, we were struck with her warmth, how she made people feel at ease, and how her immense humour and charm was brought to times of pomp and circumstance.

Michelle and I, like many others, are grateful to have seen Her Majesty’s dedication leadership and are humbled by her legacy in tireless, dignified public services. We are thinking of her family and all the people in the United Kingdom during this time.

Image Donald Trump and Melania Trump in June 2019

Former US President Donald Trump stated that he and his wife Melania were “deeply sorry”.

He said that he will forever be remembered for his faithfulness to her country, and his unwavering devotion her fellow countrymen’s women.”

“Melania, I and the Queen will always be treasured our time together, and we will never forget Her Majesty’s generosity, great wisdom and amazing sense of humor. She was a beautiful, grand lady. There was no one like her!

Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy posted: “It is with deep sorrow that we learn of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I.

“On behalf the Ukrainian people, we offer sincere condolences for the @RoyalFamily and the whole United Kingdom and Commonwealth for this terrible loss.” We are thinking and praying for you.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz stated: “We mourn Queen Elizabeth II. She was an inspiration to millions of people, even here in Germany.

“Her dedication to German-British reconciliation after the horrors and horrors of World War II won’t be forgotten.” Her amazing sense of humor and commitment to German-British reconciliation will be missed.

Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi stated: “Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II will live in the memory as a stronghold of our times.”

“She was an inspiration to her people and nation. She was a model of dignity and decency in public service.

“Pained and grieved by her death. My thoughts and prayers are with her family, as well as the people of UK at this very sad time.

Ursula von der Leyen , chief of EU Commission, stated on Twitter that the Queen “witnessed wars and reconciliation in Europe and elsewhere, and deep transformations to our planet and societies”.

“She was a beacon for continuity through these changes, never ceasing display a calmness or dedication that gave strength and strength to many. May she rest in peace.

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