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Queen Victoria

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Queen Victoria
20-June-1837
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Coronation
28-June-1838
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Golden Jubilee
1887
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Golden Jubilee
St. Pauls

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Diamond Jubilee
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Diamond Jubilee - 1897

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Queen Victoria
Full name: Alexandrina Victoria
Born: 24 May 1819 - Kensington Palace, London
Baptised: 24 June 1819 - Kensington Palace, London

Titles:
HRH Princess Victoria of Kent
HM The Queen
Coronation: 28 June 1838
Reign: 20 June 1837 - 22 January 1901

Royal house: House of Hanover
Royal anthem: God Save the Queen

Father: Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent (2 November 1767 - 23 January 1820)
Mother: Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld1 (7 August 1786 - 16 March 1861)

Predecessor: William IV
(William Henry; 21 August 1765 - 20 June 1837) King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death.
William was the last king and penultimate monarch of the House of Hanover.

William had two legitimate children who survived long enough to be christened and therefore named, Princess Charlotte and Princess Elizabeth; both died as infants. He had ten children out of wedlock with Dorothea Jordan, George FitzClarence, 1st Earl of Munster among them. Though nine of his illegitimate children survived him, neither of his legitimate children did and William was succeeded by his niece, Queen Victoria.

Husband: Albert, Prince Consort
≈ Francis Albert Charles Augustus Emanuel; 26 August 1819 - 14 December 1861

Issue:
Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise: 21 November 1840 - 5 August 1901
≈ Victoria, German Empress, Queen of Prussia and Princess Royal
Albert Edward: 9 November 1841 - 6 May 1910
≈ Edward VII
Alice Maud Mary: 25 April 1843 - 14 December 1878
≈ Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse
Alfred Ernest Albert: 6 August 1844 - 30 July 1900
≈ Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Helena Augusta Victoria: 25 May 1846 - 9 June 1923
≈ Helena, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein
Louise Caroline Alberta: 18 March 1848 - 3 December 1939
≈ Louise, Duchess of Argyll
Arthur William Patrick Albert: 1 May 1850 - 16 January 1942
≈ Arthur, Duke of Connaught
Leopold George Duncan Albert: 7 April 1853 - 28 March 1884
≈ Leopold, Duke of Albany
Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore: 14 April 1857 - 26 October 1944
≈ Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg

Died: 22 January 1901 (aged 81)
Osborne House, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Burial: 2 February 1901
Frogmore, Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Successor: Edward VII.


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