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When princess found out King had died

6 February 2012 Last updated at 10:09 GMT

On February 6th, 1952, the then Princess Elizabeth found out that her father, King George VI had died.

At the time she was staying at the Treetops hotel in the foothills of Mount Kenya.

The BBC's East Africa Correspondent Will Ross reports from there to commemorate this historic event 60 years ago.