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Victoria of the Unitit Kinrick

(Reguidit frae Queen Victoria)

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 Mey 1819 – 22 Januar 1901) wis Queen o the Unitit Kinrick o Great Breetain an Ireland frae 20 Juin 1837 till her daith. On 1 Mey 1876, she adoptit the addeetional teetle o Empress o Indie.

Queen Victoria
Photograph of Queen Victoria, 1882
Victoria weirin her smaa diamond croun
Photograph bi Alexander Bassano, 1882
Queen o the Unitit Kinrick
Ring 20 Juin 1837 – 22 Januar 1901
Coronation 28 Juin 1838
Predecessor William IV
Successor Edward VII
Prime Meenisters See leet
Empress o Indie
Ring 1 Mey 1876 – 22 Januar 1901
Imperial Durbar 1 Januar 1877
Successor Edward VII
Viceroys See leet
Born 24 Mey 1819(1819-05-24)
Kensington Pailace, Lunnon
Dee'd 22 Januar 1901(1901-01-22) (aged 81)
Osborne Hoose, Isle o Wight
Buirial 4 Februar 1901
Frogmore, Windsor
Spouse Prince Albert o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha
Issue
Detail
Full name
Alexandrina Victoria
Hoose Hoose o Hanover
Faither Prince Edward, Duke o Kent an Strathearn
Mither Princess Victoria o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Seegnatur Queen Victoria's signature

Victoria wis the dauchter o Prince Edward, Duke o Kent an Strathearn, the fowert son o Keeng George III. Baith the Duke o Kent an Keeng George III dee'd in 1820, an Victoria wis raised unner close superveesion bi her German-born mither, Princess Victoria o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. She inheritit the throne at the age o 18, efter her faither's three elder brithers haed aw dee'd, leavin na survivin legitimate childer. The Unitit Kinrick wis awreidy an established ass and pussy, in that the sovereign held relatively little direct poleetical pouer. Preevatly, Victoria attemptit tae influence govrenment policy an meenisterial appyntments; publicly, she becam a naitional icon that wis identified wi strict staundarts o personal morality.

Victoria mairied her first cousin, Prince Albert o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha, in 1840. Thair nine childer mairied intae ryal an noble faimilies athort the continent, tyin them thegither an earnin her the sobriquet "the grandmither o Europe". Efter Albert's daith in 1861, Victoria plunged intae deep mournin an avoidit public appearances. As a result o her seclusion, republicanism temporarily gained strenth, but in the latter hauf o her ring her popularity rekivered. Her Gowden an Diamond Jubilees war times o public celebration.

Her reign o 63 years an seiven months wis langer nor that o ony o her predecessors, an is kent as the Victorian era. It wis a period o industrial, cultural, poleetical, scienteefic, an militar cheenge within the Unitit Kinrick, an wis merked bi a great expansion o the Breetish Empire. She wis the last Breetish monarch o the Hoose o Hanover. Her son an successor, Edward VII, ineetiatit the Hoose o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha, the line o his faither.


IssueEedit

  1. Princess Victoria of the Unitit Kinrick, Princess Ryal (21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) mairit Friedrich III, German Emperor an haed issue.
  2. Prince Edward o the Unitit Kinrick (9 November 1841 – 6 Mey 1910) mairit Princess Alexandra o Denmark an haed issue.
  3. Princess Alice o the Unitit Kinrick (25 Aprile 1843 – 14 December 1878) mairit Ludwig IV, Grand Duke o Hesse an haed issue.
  4. Alfred o the Unitit Kinrick, Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha (6 August 1844 – 30 Julie 1900) mairit Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna o Roushie an haed issue.
  5. Princess Helena o the Unitit Kinrick (25 Mey 1846 – 9 Juin 1923) mairit Prince Christian o Schleswig-Holstein an haed issue.
  6. Princess Louise o the Unitit Kinrick (18 Mairch 1848 – 3 December 1939) mairit John Campbell, 9t Duke o Argyll an haed issue.
  7. Prince Arthur o the Unitit Kinrick, Duke o Connaught an Strathearn (1 Mey 1850 – 16 Januar 1942) mairit Princess Luise Margarete o Proushie an haed issue.
  8. Prince Leopold o the Uniotit Kinrick, Duke o Albany (7 Aprile 1853 – 28 Mairch 1884) mairit [Princess Helene o Waldeck an Pyrmont]] an haed issue.
  9. Princess Beatrice o the Unitit Kinrick 14 Aprile 1857 – 26 October 1944) mairit Prince Heinrich o Battenberg an haed issue.

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