Who will take the throne after the Queen? (Picture: DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty)

Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee is finally here, marking her 70th year on the throne.

Her Majesty appeared on the Buckingham Palace balcony today surrounded by many senior royals.

As the royal family continues to grow, the line of succession becomes harder to follow – so who is set to become the British monarch in the future?

Here is everything you need to know.

What is the current line of succession to the British throne?

After Queen Elizabeth II, the next member of the Royal Family in line to be crowned is her oldest son, Charles, Prince Of Wales.

Then the responsibility falls to Prince William, Duke Of Cambridge – and after that, his eight-year-old son, Prince George.

Prince Charles is next in line to the throne (Picture: DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty)

Things start to get complicated from here – with the line of succession shifting with each new child.

New additions in recent years include Harry and Meghan’s new daughter Lillibet, who was born in June last year and will celebrate her first birthday on June 4 – the weekend of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. As it stands, she is eighth in line.

What is the current line of succession to the British throne?

Reigning monarch: Queen Elizabeth II (born 1926)

1. Charles, Prince of Wales

2. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge

3. Prince George of Cambridge

4. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge

5. Prince Louis of Cambridge

6. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

7. Archie Mountbatten-Windsor

8. Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor

9. Prince Andrew, Duke of York

10. Princess Beatrice

11. Sienna Mapelli Mozzi

12. Princess Eugenie

13. Master August Brooksbank

14. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

15. James Mountbatten-Windsor, Viscount Severn

16. Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor

17. Anne, Princess Royal

18. Peter Phillips

19. Savannah Phillips

20. Isla Phillips

Previously, younger male siblings would have jumped ahead of their older sisters in the line of succession, but the rules changed in 2015 as part of the Succession to the Crown Act.

If the change had not been made, Prince Louis would be ahead of Charlotte for the crown despite being younger than her.

If Prince George starts a family when he is older, his children would fall ahead of his two siblings in line to the throne.

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