For several hours, the world has been mourning the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. On September 8, 2022, the sovereign died peacefully at the age of 96 in Balmoral Castle, Scotland. The President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, was one of the first to react to the announcement of his death. He had saluted the one who “embodied the continuity and unity of the British nation for more than 70 years. I remember the memory of a friend of France, a queen of hearts who forever marked her country and her century “.

He is not the only one to have been touched by his departure. On Instagram, actors, singers, television stars paid tribute to him. Singer Sylvie Vartan remembered an evening during which she was able to meet the queen. “An unforgettable evening, when I had the honor of being presented to the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II. She was an extraordinary woman!”, she wrote in the caption of a publication.

M6’s flagship journalist, Ophélie Meunier, greeted the “Sovereign and exceptional woman. Historic day, moving evening. Goodbye Elizabeth II”, she wrote on her Instagram account. For his part, Bernard Montiel had expressed his “deep respect for this legend”. Discover in pictures, the tributes of our French celebrities.