Monday, March 29, 2010

Queen Victoria of England

Queen Victoria of EnglandQueen Victoria of England, by Alexander Melville, 1845, Friedenstein Castle Museum. Schloss Friedenstein in Gotha (Thüringen).

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria 24 May 1819 – 22 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. Her reign lasted 63 years and 7 months, longer than any other British monarch, and her reign is the longest of any female monarch in history.
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