Queen Victoria had nine children. All of her children were born after she married Prince Albert in 1840. The eldest, Victoria, Princess Royal, was born in November 1840, and the youngest, Princess Beatrice, was born in 1857.Know More
Her other children include Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, who was born 1841; Princess Alice, who was born in 1843; Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, who was born in 1844; Princess Helena, who was born in 1846; Princess Louise, who was born in 1848; Prince Arthur, who was born in 1850; and Prince Leopold, who was born in 1853.
Many of Victoria's children married into the royal families of Europe, which linked the dynasties of these families with strong ties of blood. For example, her daughter Victoria's husband was Frederick III, the German emperor. Queen Victoria's grandchildren included Kaiser Wilhelm II, Queen Marie of Romania, Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain and Empress Alexandria of Russia.Learn more about Modern Europe
The cause of Queen Victoria's death was a series of strokes suffered several days before she died on Jan. 22, 1901, at 6:30 p.m. At the time of her death, Queen Victoria was 81 years old.Full Answer >
As a constitutional monarch whose powers were quite limited, Queen Victoria was able to use her influence in colonization and to occasionally effect positive change, particularly for the poor. Queen Victoria herself was known as a conservative monarch whose 64-year reign was the longest in the history of the United Kingdom.Full Answer >
Elizabeth Tudor was queen of England for 45 years, and her reign is referred to as the Elizabethan era or the Golden Age of England. When she first ascended to the throne, Elizabeth inherited a bankrupt nation, torn by religious strife and threatened by the military power of France and Spain. By her death on March 24, 1603, England had become a major world power in every respect.Full Answer >
Queen Elizabeth reigned for 45 years, from 1558 to 1603. She was born in 1533 and was 25 at the time of her ascent to power; she reigned until her death at age 70.Full Answer >