Victoria, in full alexandrina victoria, (born may 24, 1819, kensington palace, london, england—died january 22, 1901, osborne, near cowes, isle of wight), queen of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland (1837-1901) and empress of india (1876-1901. Victoria (alexandrina victoria 24 may 1819 - 22 january 1901) was queen of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland from 20 june 1837 until her death on 1 may 1876, she adopted the additional title of empress of india. Queen victoria ruled great britain until her death in 1901 here are four slides describing the life and times of queen victoria in a bulleted format the last slide sums up the information as a timeline of her life.
Queen of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland (1837-1901) and empress of india (1876-1901)born alexandra victoria on may 24, 1819, in kensington palace,` london, victoria was the daughter of victoria mary louisa ,daughter of the duke of saxe-coburg-saaifeld, and edward augustus, duke of kent, the fourth son of george iii. Victorian britain - 1837 to 1901 victoria reigned for more than 60 years, longer than any other british monarch her reign was a period of significant social, economic and technological change, which saw the expansion of britain's industrial power and of the british empire20 june 1837 - 22 january 1901. Queen victoria's great britain small group tour this small group educational tour takes the mature and senior traveller with an interest in political, social environmental and technological history on a journey though victorian britain.
Our queen : the life and times of victoria, queen of great britain and ireland, empress of india, etc / (london : w scott, 1897) (page images at hathitrust us access only) to london for the jubilee, (toronto, morang, 1897) , by kit coleman (page images at hathitrust us access only. Queen victoria and her prime ministers how did the great rebellion - otherwise known as the indian mutiny - of 1857 shape modern india daily life in victorian britain women's work. Queen victoria (alexandrina victoria) was queen of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland, and empress of india she was the longest-ruling monarch of great britain until queen elizabeth ii surpassed her record.
Queen victoria is associated with britain's great age of industrial expansion, economic progress and, especially, empire at her death, it was said, britain had a worldwide empire on which the sun never set. When queen victoria ascended the throne in 1837, britain had already started its transformation into a world power agriculture was slowly being pushed aside for manufacturing jobs by the end of the 1800's, 80 percent of england's population lived in cities. Queen victoria when we usually think of the victorian way of life as it relates to gender, we think of the sexual morality that was promoted throughout both great britain and in the united states. Britain defeated china in the opium war and made china sign the treaty of nanking britain was given hong kong ireland suffered the great potato famine when entire crops of potatoes, the staple irish food, were ruined the famine was a consequence of the appearance of blight, the potato fungus. Queen victoria was the longest ruling monarch of great britain and the kingdoms of the british isles she was in power as queen from june 20 th 1837 to january 22 nd 1901 when she passed away.
Our queen : the life and times of victoria, queen of great britain and ireland, empress of india, etc / by the author of grace darling 1897 [super deluxe edition] by the author of grace darling. Britain was rocked by riots and unrest but at the same time celebrated with thousands of parties for the queen's jubilee the country was suffering political turmoil, with an unpopular government. Buy our queen: the life and times of victoria, queen of great britain and ireland, empress of india, etc by the author of grace darling 1st edition by eva hope (isbn: ) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The victorian age is the name given to the time of queen victoria's reign it spanned most of the 19th century and was a time of great change in britain the victorian era saw britain become the world's first industrial power, producing much of the world's coal, iron, steel, and textiles. Queen victoria was the longest reigning british monarch in history, ruling the united kingdom from 1837 to 1901 her death on january 22, 1901, at age 81 was mourned around the world and signaled an end to the victorian era.
Queen victoria's 1837 ascension to the throne ushered in british empire industrialization and global expansion with the end of the victorian era in 1901, great britain was the world's largest. Queen victoria served as queen of great britain and ireland from 1837, and as empress of india from 1877, until her death in 1901 she is the second-longest reigning british monarch after queen. Until 9 september 2015 when she was surpassed by her great-great-granddaughter queen elizabeth ii, queen victoria held the record as the longest britain's longest reigning monarch at 63 years and 216 days however, queen victoria's reign was almost cut short at least seven times when the.
The film victoria and abdul is a chronicle of the queen's unlikely friendship with abdul karim, one of her confidants that people know very little about crown of great britain, and the. The victorian era was a time of immense industrial, political, trade, scientific and military progress for great britain in her early years she was dependent on her prime minister lord melbourne and her uncle king leopold of belgium for advice, but increasingly her husband albert became her main advisor. Born in 1819, victoria was an only child of edward, the duke of kent in 1837, she ascended to the throne and became queen of great britain and ireland. The time of victoria's reign was a period of prosperity and peace for great britain it was a time of industrial expansion and the building of railroads one of the achievements of the time was the great exhibition of 1851.