8 Things You May Not Know About Queen Elizabeth II

1. She didn’t have a passport. Elizabeth boards a plane in 1969.  Smith Ellen-Pool/Getty Images…

8 Things You May Not Know About Queen Elizabeth II

1. She didn’t have a passport.

Despite being history’s most widely traveled head of state—she reportedly visited 116 countries during her reign—Elizabeth did not hold a passport. Since all British passports are issued in the queen’s name, she herself didn’t need one. She also didn’t require a driver’s license, though she was known to take joyrides around her various estates in her Range Rover.