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Who followed Queen Victoria?
Victoria died at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, on 22 January 1901 after a reign which lasted almost 64 years, then the longest in British history. Her son, Edward VII succeeded her.
Who was Queen Victoria’s favorite child?
Prince Arthur was reportedly the queen’s favorite son. He married Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia and the couple had three children. He was later Governor General of Canada.
Who was beside Queen Victoria when she died?
Queen Victoria died at the age of 81 on 22 January 1901 at 6.30 pm. She passed away at Osbourne House on the Isle of Wight, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. This included the future King, Edward VII and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.
Did Victoria have a half sister?
Princess Feodora of Leiningen
What Queen had the most babies?
The Queen regnant with the most children was Queen Victoria who had 9 children of whom all reached adulthood.
How old was Victoria when she became a princess?
Victoria first learned of her future role as a young princess during a history lesson when she was 10 years old. Almost four decades later Victoria’s governess recalled that the future queen reacted to the discovery by declaring, “I will be good.” This combination of earnestness and egotism marked Victoria as a child of the age that bears her name.
Who was the emperor of Germany when Victoria married?
Victoria, Princess Royal (born 1840) married Friedrich III, German Emperor. Alice (born 1843) married Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine. Helena (born 1846) married Christian of Schleswig-Holstein.
Where was the Duke and Duchess of Kent born?
The Duke and Duchess of Kent’s only child, Victoria, was born at 4.15 a.m. on 24 May 1819 at Kensington Palace in London. Victoria was christened privately by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Charles Manners-Sutton, on 24 June 1819 in the Cupola Room at Kensington Palace.
What was the British Empire during Queen Victorias time?
During her time as Queen, the British Empire included Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa and India.