One of history's most iconic monarchs, Queen Victoria (1819–1901) ruled for almost 64 years and her name denotes an entire era of British history. Read about her children, her marriage, her reign and her death here...
Queen Victoria had nine children – four boys and five girls born between 1840 and 1857 – with her husband, Prince Albert. But what was Victoria like as a mother and did she really hate being pregnant?
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1819–61) was the husband of Queen Victoria. Victoria came to rely heavily on his advice, and his death at the age of just 42, most likely from typhoid fever, left the queen grief-stricken and she withdrew from public life for many years
When Queen Victoria died at the age of 81, it took her family, court and subjects by surprise. Her death marked the end of the Victorian era
Queen Victoria is the second-longest reigning monarch in British history. She became queen on 20 June 1837 at the age of 18 and ruled for almost 64 years until her death on 22 January 1901. What was she like as a queen?
Queen Victoria displayed a healthy enjoyment of food and drink throughout her life. But her hearty appetites weren’t just confined to the dining table, and she was an ardent animal lover
Throughout her long reign, a series of maharajahs and merchants, Hindu and Muslim reformers, princes and princesses came from India to see Queen Victoria...