Biography

Victoria of the United Kingdom, Queen Regnant of the United Kingdom, was born 24 May 1819 in Kensington Palace, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom to Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767-1820) and Viktoria von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786-1861) and died 22 January 1901 Osborne House, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom of cerebral hemorrhage. She married Albert von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1819-1861) 10 February 1840 St. James's Palace in Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Willem van Oranje (1533-1584)/s.

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 181922 January 1901) 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 of 63 years and seven months is known as the Victorian era and is today considered as the second-longest reign of a British monarch. 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. She was the last British monarch of the House of Hanover. Her son and successor, Edward VII, belonged to the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the line of his father.



Children


Offspring of Albert von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha and Victoria of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Victoria, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom (1840-1901) 21 November 1840 Buckingham Palace, London 5 August 1901 Friedrich III., Deutscher Kaiser (1831-1888)
Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1841-1910) 9 November 1841 Buckingham Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom 6 May 1910 Buckingham Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925)
Alice of the United Kingdom (1843-1878) 25 April 1843 Buckingham Palace, London, England, United Kingdom 14 December 1878 Darmstadt, Germany Ludwig IV. von Hessen und bei Rhein (1837-1892)
Alfred von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1844-1900) 6 August 1844 Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom 30 July 1900 Coburg, Bavaria, Germany Marie of Russia (1853-1920)
Helena Augusta Victoria of the United Kingdom (1846-1923) 25 May 1846 Buckingham Palace, Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 9 June 1923 Schomberg House, Pall Mall, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Christian von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1831-1917)
Louise Caroline Alberta of the United Kingdom (1848-1939) 18 March 1848 Buckingham Palace, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 3 December 1939 Kensington Palace, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll (1845-1914)
Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850-1942) 1 May 1850 London, England, United Kingdom 16 January 1942 Bagshot, Surrey, England, United Kingdom Luise Margarete von Preußen (1860-1917)
Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-1884) 7 April 1853 London 28 March 1884 Cannes Helena von Waldeck-Pyrmont (1861-1922)
Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857-1944) 14 April 1857 Buckingham Palace, London, England, United Kingdom 26 October 1944 Brantridge Park, Balcombe, England, United Kingdom Heinrich Moritz von Battenberg (1858-1896)







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