Prince edward, duke of kent and strathearn, kg, kp, gcb, gch, pc (edward augustus 2 november 1767 – 23 january 1820) was the fourth son and fifth child of britain's king, george iii, and the father of queen victoria. Throughout history a blog about antiques and history (formerly 'not yet published') october 25, 2011 by scheong victoria and the kensington system alexandrina. Queen victoria (24 may 1819 – 22 january 1901) was the queen of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland from 1837 until 1901 she was on the throne longer than any other king or queen in the history of the united kingdomshe was born in london to a german princess and english prince in 1819 she became queen at the age of 18, on. Today, sept queen elizabeth ii surpassed queen victoria as the longest-serving monarch in british history my homegirls right here find this pin and more on queens by lindas1524 how do britain& two longest-reigning monarchs compare. Today, sept queen elizabeth ii surpassed queen victoria as the longest-serving monarch in british history my homegirls right here find this pin and more on royal - succession by dmorrison1501 how do britain& two. Influential english royalty, european history - an icon of the british empire: queen victoria. Queen victoria summary queen victoria was the longest-reigning british monarch, ruling the united kingdom of great britain and ireland for 64 years. Official site of the week magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.
Victoria's grandfather, king george iii, had 15 children, but his three eldest sons produced no heir to the throne his fourth son, the duke of kent, edward augustus, married a german noblewoman expressly to produce an heir to the british throne. All kings and queens of england since 1066 in chronological order house of tudor, windsor etc notorious monarchs like henry viii, queen victoria. January 23, 1901 obituary longest reign in english history by the new york times the reign of queen victoria, who came to the throne of her ancestors in 1837, was the longest in english history indeed, it was one of the longest in the history of europe, whether the ancient nations or the modern be considered. Victoria and albert by evelyn anthony drawn from queen victoria’s diaries and correspondences, evelyn anthony’s novel reimagines the story of how a sheltered 18-year-old girl ascended to the british throne, became a major force in politics, and fell in love with her husband. Find and save ideas about british royal family tree on pinterest | see more ideas about royal family trees, queen elizabeth family tree and royal family of england. Princess alexandrina victoria was born in kensington palace may 24, 1819, fifth in line to the throne she was not yet considered a real contender for the throne, as george iii was still living and had three living sons ahead of her father.
Queen victoria restored the reputation of the british monarchy tarnished by the extravagance of her royal uncles. Explore con todo mas bacon's board alexandrina victoria on pinterest | see more ideas about queens, british royals and england.
Queen victoria of england 1819-1901 in the painting on the left: queen victoria and prince albert on the right: queen victoria, edward, prince of wales, and alfred, duke of saxe-coburg and gotha alexandrina victoria of hanover was the only child of prince edward, duke of kent and strathearn (who was the 4th. The tamil refugees at victoria, british columbia essay 1533 words | 7 pages on october 17, 2009, seventy-six tamil refugees arrived off the cost of victoria, british columbia in a rusty boat followed by another four hundred ninety two exhausted sri lankan tamil asylum seekers in august 2010 (cbc news, 2010 bauder. Watch video queen victoria was queen of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland from 1837 to 1901—the second longest reign of any other british monarch in history queen victoria served as queen of.
Get information, facts, and pictures about victoria (england) at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about victoria (england) easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary. British monarchs - the reigning queen victoria title length color rating : an icon of the british empire: queen victoria essays - queen victoria's father was king george iii, the duke of kent he had given up his role as the duke of kent, so he could marry the widow of the duke of saxe-coburg to ensure he had an heir for the succession of the throne.
Victoria (alexandrina victoria) 24 may 1819 - 22 january 1901 victoria (alexandrina victoria) was the queen of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland from 20 june 1837, and the first empress of india from 1 may 1876, until her death on 22 january 1901 her reign as queen lasted 63 years and seven months, longer than that of any other british. Victoria (alexandrina victoria 24 may 1819 - 22 january 1901) was the queen regnant of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland from 20 june 1837, and the first empress of india of the british raj from 1 may 1876, until her death. Genealogy profile for queen victoria of the united kingdom.
This event is significant because queen victoria's reign is the longest in british history she ruled at the height of the british empire, and her reign is known as the victorian era. From a determined young princess to a dumpy widow dressed in black, queen victoria witnessed immense change over the course of her six decades on the throne here, we bring you some of the major milestones of the iconic queen’s life and reign. Famous kings and queens royalty – famous kings and queens throughout history including henry viii, queen victoria and catherine the great includes british and european royalty. On this date 1819, birth of the future queen victoria of the united kingdom of great britain she was christened hrh princess alexandrina victoria of kent and was the only child of hrh prince edward, duke of kent and strathearn, the fourth son of king george iii, and hsh princess victoria of saxe-coburg-saalfeld.