Victorian age life of victorians information about victorian era literature, poetry, arts, architecture, role of women, nobility titles, queen victoria i. Queen victoria is associated with britain's great age of industrial expansion, economic progress and, especially, empire at her death, it was said, britain had a worldwide empire on which the sun never set. Explore the victorians and discover facts about their houses, clothes, inventions and health what were the major events of queen victoria's reign british during the victorian era, britain.
In the history of the united kingdom, the victorian era was the period of queen victoria's reign, from 20 june 1837 until her death on 22 january 1901 the era followed the georgian period and preceded the edwardian period , and its later half overlaps with the first part of the belle époque era of france and continental europe. Queen victoria’s children queen victoria and her husband prince albert had nine children together: princess victoria adelaide mary louise (1840-1901), who married the future emperor of germany friedrich wilhelm of prussia in 1858 on his death three months after taking the throne, their eldest son became wilhelm ii of germany.
Victoria (1819-1901) was queen of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland (1837–1901) and empress of india (1876–1901) she was the last of the house of hanover and gave her name to an era, the victorian age. When queen victoria ascended the british throne in 1837, it marked the beginning of a promising new age - the victorian era those who could see into the future would have been excited to see the dawn of a long period of peace and prosperity in england. Queen victoria’s appetites from ‘fancy breads’ and smoked haddock to whisky and mulled wine, queen victoria displayed a healthy enjoyment of food and drink throughout her life food historian professor rebecca earle explores the five-foot monarch’s hearty appetites. During the victorian era, britain could claim to be the world's superpower, despite social inequality at home and burgeoning industrial rivals overseas how did it happen queen victoria and.
Victorian era the victorian era took place from 1837 to 1900 in england the victorian era was at the height of the industrial revolution, a period of significant social, economic, and technological change in the united kingdom named for queen victoria, the time period for its unique fashions, arts and literature. Less than a month later, on 20 june 1837, william iv died at the age of 71, and victoria became queen of the united kingdom in her diary she wrote, i was awoke at 6 o'clock by mamma, founder and sovereign of the royal victorian order – 1896 arms. The victorian age is the name given to the time of queen victoria’s reign it spanned most of the 19th century and was a time of great change in britain the victorian era saw britain become the world’s first industrial power, producing much of the world’s coal, iron, steel, and textiles.
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Victoria, in full alexandrina victoria, (born may 24, 1819, kensington palace, london, england—died january 22, 1901, osborne, near cowes, isle of wight), queen of the united kingdom of great britain and ireland (1837–1901) and empress of india (1876–1901. Alexandrina victoria, the young princess, crowned queen victoria of england, wafted in like a fresh breeze across britain and held her subjects in thrall until her death in 1901 the 63 years and 7 months of her reign became known as the victorian era, throughout which queen victoria influenced everything from politics to fashion to furniture to the mores of the day. Queen victoria at balmoral with her daughters princess alice and princess louise and a portrait of her late husband, prince albert (photo by hulton archive/getty images) with albert’s death the idea of raising perfect children died too.
The victorian era - 1837-1901 when queen victoria ascended the british throne in 1837, it marked the beginning of a promising new age - the victorian era the preceding georgian era had lasted from 1714 to 1830, from the reign of george i through george iv.
Queen victoria and prince albert depicted in 1846 with five of their children victoria fell pregnant soon after her wedding and gave birth to her daughter victoria nine months later the queen hated childbirth and suffered postnatal depression. Here are a few interesting facts about queen victoria the victorian era was a time of rapid technological advancement and industrialization queen elizabeth ii broke queen victoria's.