Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. She adopted the additional title of Empress of India on 1 May 1876. Known as the Victorian era, her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than that of any of her predecessors. It was a period of industrial, cultural, political, scientific, and military change within the United Kingdom, and was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire. Victoria was the daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. After both the Duke and his father died in 1820, she was raised under close supervision by her mother and her comptroller, John Conroy. She inherited the throne aged 18 after her father's three elder brothers died without surviving legitimate issue.
|Imperial Durbar:||1 January 1877|
|Born:||Princess Alexandrina Victoria of Kent, May 24, 1819, Kensington Palace, London|
|Died:||January 22, 1901, Osborne House, Isle of Wight|
|Burial:||4 February 1901, Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore, Windsor|
|Issue, Detail:||Victoria, German Empress, Edward VII, Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Helena, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg|
|Father:||Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn|
|Mother:||Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld|
|IMDb:||Queen Victoria's IMDb|
About Queen Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901. A national emblem of morality, she oversaw a period of great expansion in the British Empire and had the longest reign of any monarch until Queen Elizabeth II surpassed her in 2015.
She was raised in solitude under her mother's "Kensington System" of discipline.
She reigned for nearly sixty-four years.
She married Prince Albert in 1840 and had five daughters (Princesses Victoria, Alice, Helena, Louise, and Beatrice) and four sons (King Edward VII, Duke Alfred, and Princes Arthur and Leopold).
Prior to her 63-year reign, George III was the longest ruling monarch in British history.
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