Queen Victoria

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...

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