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  Victoria of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victoria's personal life was marked by many personal tragedies, including the death of her son, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the fatal illness of her daughter, the Empress of Germany, and the death of two of her grandsons.
As of 2004, the European monarchs and former monarchs descended from Victoria are: the Queen of the United Kingdom, the King of Norway, the King of Sweden, the Queen of Denmark, the King of Spain, the King of the Hellenes (deposed) and the King of Romania (deposed).
At birth Victoria was a granddaughter of a monarch (George III) through the male line and as such held the style and title of a Royal Highness and Princess of the United Kingdom and was styled Her Royal Highness Princess Victoria of Kent (as the daughter of the Duke of Kent and Strathearn).
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Victoria, Alexandrina Victoria Wettin (May 24, 1819 - January 22, 1901) of the German Royal House of Hanover was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for sixty-three years, seven months, and two days (June 20, 1837 - January 22, 1901), the longest reign yet of any British monarch.
Victoria was born on May 24, 1819 to Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent (fourth son of King George III) and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg, sister of King Leopold I of the Belgians and widow of Emich, 2nd Prince of Leiningen.
Queen Victoria died in 1901, at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight and was buried at Frogmore, Windsor Castle.
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom - Simple English Wikipedia
Queen Victoria (May 24, 1819 – January 22, 1901) was the queen of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until 1901.
She reigned (was on the throne) for longer than any other monarch (king or queen) in the history of the United Kingdom.
Queen Victoria was always very interested in India although she never went there.
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 Reign - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom reigned from 1837 to 1901.
No other monarch of the Kingdom of Great Britain (1707-1800), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland or the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has ever abdicated, though abdications did occur on rare occasions in the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland prior to their merger in 1707.
Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands reigned from 1890 to 1948, before abdicating in favour of her daughter, Queen Juliana.
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 Victoria Kaiulani Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Princess Ka‘iulani, formally Victoria Kawekiu Lunalilo Kalaninuiahilapalapa Ka‘iulani Cleghorn (October 16, 1875–March 6, 1899), was heir to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i and held the title of crown princess.
During the overthrow of her kingdom in 1893, she spearheaded a campaign to restore the monarchy by speaking before Congress and pleading with the President of the United States Benjamin Harrison and later Grover Cleveland.
Victoria Ka‘iulani was born in Honolulu to Princess Miriam K. Likelike, sister to the reigning monarch of Hawai‘i, King David Kalākaua.
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
She was born on May 24, 1819, to Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, the fourth son of King George III, and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfield, sister of King Leopold I of the Belgians and widow of HSH Emich, 2nd Prince of Leiningen.
Queen Victoria's youngest son, Prince Leopold, was also born with hæmophilia and died a young man because of it.
Victoria was less than happy with the name and all mention of the name she hated was hidden for decades until accidentally rediscovered in the late twentieth century.
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 Royalty.nu - British Royal History - Queen Victoria and Her Family
Queen Victoria's father was Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, a son of King George III.
On the Trail of Queen Victoria in the Highlands by Ian Mitchell.
Queen Victoria's Gene by D. Potts and W. Potts is about the hemophilia gene Queen Victoria passed down to her descendants and how it affected European history.
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 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Victoria was born in 1819, and was the niece of her predecessor William IV.
Victoria was crowned in 1837 by William Howley, Archbishop of Canterbury on the 28th June 1838 at Westminster Abbey, London, a month after she came of age, and released the country from a Regency by her unpopular mother.
Queen Victoria was styled as "By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith," until in 1877 when her style became "By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, Empress of India".
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 History of the Monarchy > The Hanoverians > Victoria
Victoria was deeply attached to her husband and she sank into depression after he died, aged 42, in 1861.
Victoria and her family travelled and were seen on an unprecedented scale, thanks to transport improvements and other technical changes such as the spread of newspapers and the invention of photography.
Victoria was the first reigning monarch to use trains - she made her first train journey in 1842.
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom : Queen Victoria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria Wettin1) of the Royal House of Hanover (May 24, 1819 - January 22, 1901) was, as Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for a record sixty-three years, seven months, and two days (June 20, 1837 - January 22, 1901).
She was born on May 24, 1819, to Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, the fourth son of III of the United Kingdom">King George III, and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfield[?], sister of King Leopold I of the Belgians and widow of HSH Emich, 2nd Prince of Leiningen.
Victoria blamed Bertie for the death of Prince Albert continued to regard VII of the United Kingdom">Bertie, the Prince of Wales as unfit to take responsibility, even though he was the heir to the throne, and never allowed him the kind of role that would have helped him prepare for kingship.
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 Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Upon Queen Victoria's death in 1901, the name of the British Royal House changed from the House of Hanover to the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
The Queen opened the exhibition on 1 May 1851, and it proved a colossal success; and the surplus of 150,000 pounds sterling it raised went to establish and endow the South Kensington Museum (afterwards renamed "Victoria and Albert") and to purchase land in that neighborhood.
Queen Victoria remained a member of the House of Hanover, even though, upon marriage her personal surname, if any, is sometimes said to have changed from Hannover (or Guelph) to Wettin.
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 Queen_Victoria_of_the_United_Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Her Majesty Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria Wettin, née Hanover) (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom from 20 June 1837, and Empress of India from 1876 until her death.
At the age of fifty the Duke of Kent and Strathearn married Princess Viktoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, the sister of Princess Charlotte's widower Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfield and widow of Karl, Prince of Leiningen.
Victoria marked 20 June 1887 — the fiftieth anniversary of her accession — with a banquet, to which fifty European kings and princes were invited.
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 Victoria Day - Canada
Victoria, queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India was born on 24 May 1819.
May 24, Queen Victoria's birthday, was declared a holiday by the Legislature of the Province of Canada in 1845.
It was not an innovation to celebrate the birthday of the reigning sovereign on the anniversary of the birth of a predecessor.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Victoria (queen)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Queen Victoria ruled Britain from 1837 to 1901.
Her reign was the longest of any monarch in British history and came to be known as the Victorian...
Victoria (queen) (1819-1901), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1837-1901) and empress of India (1876-1901).
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 Victoria (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Princess Victoria Alexandra of the United Kingdom (1868-1935), granddaughter of Queen Victoria
Victoria Land is a region of Antarctica south of New Zealand.
The Vickers Victoria troop transport aircraft of the RAF
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 The Life & Times of Queen Victoria
Victoria was the daughter of Edward, the Duke of Kent and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg.
In 1837 Queen Victoria took the throne after the death of her uncle William IV.
Victoria's long reign witnessed an evolution in English politics and the expansion of the British Empire, as well as political and social reforms on the continent.
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 Queen Victoria
The Duke of Kent was the fourth son of George III and Victoria Maria Louisa was the sister of King Leopold of Belgium.
The queen's doctor discovered that Lady Hastings was indeed a virgin and that the swelling was caused by a cancerous growth on the liver.
Queen Victoria died at her house on the Isle of Wight on 22nd January 1901.
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 Traditional Victorian living - Queen Victoria - The Victorian Era
Maria Louisa, Her father died before Victoria was one year old, and she was carefully raised by her mother, actually having little contact with the outside world.
After the death of Prince Albert, the queen had only one advisor, to whom she showed attention, and that was Benjamin Disraeli, whom she affectionately called “Dizzy.” He advised her to be crowned “Empress of India”, in 1876, and she, in turn, named him Earl of Beaconsfield.
Queen Victoria died at her winter home at Osborne, on the Isle of Wright on January 22, 1901, a respected woman and queen, having reigned for almost 64 years.
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 Duke of Connaught and Strathearn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The title Duke of Connaught and Strathearn was awarded by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to her third son, Prince Arthur.
By tradition members of the sovereign's family received titles associated with England, Scotland and Ireland, the three kingdoms that made up the United Kingdom.
It was speculated that in view of the warming of relations between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in the 1990s Queen Elizabeth II might award her third son, Prince Edward, the Dukedom of Connaught.
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 Princess Victoria Kaiulani
He did, however, allow the foreign men into his kingdom and did not harm them in any way but acted in a civilized manner with them (yet the English and Americans branded the Hawai'ians as savages and heathens even after they adopted the western world's ways).
By the 1840's, France, England, and the United States recognized Hawai'i as an independent nation, Hawai'i had become a constitutional monarchy, and business was booming on the islands.
Queen Victoria, who Ka'iulani was named after, was also nicknamed Vicky.
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 1901   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
January 22 - Edward VII becomes King after his mother, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, dies.
March 2 - The United States Congress passes the Platt amendment, limiting the autonomy of Cuba as a condition for the withdrawal of American troops.
January 22 - Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom and Empress of India dies, after the longest ever reign by a British monarch.
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom - Wikimedia Commons
Victoria of the United Kingdom - Wikimedia Commons
Victoria of the United Kingdom or Queen Victoria (1819-1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901.
Victoria on the morning of her Accession to the Throne, June 20, 1837
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 Iolani School
It was patronized by King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma who gave the school its name in 1870.
On December 15, 1861, Lord Bishop Thomas Nettleship Staley arrived in Hawai'i upon a joint request of Kamehameha IV of Hawai'i and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
With the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawai'i and annexation to the United States in 1898, the Anglican Church of Hawai'i was dissolved and taken over by the Episcopal Church United States (ECUSA).
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 Victoria --  Encyclopædia Britannica
She was the last of the House of Hanover and gave her name to an era, the Victorian Age.
The greatest empire on Earth was paying tribute to Victoria, the queen-empress, on her Diamond Jubilee.
During the 1920s, when she was one of the few women writing critical essays in Argentina, she challenged the male literary establishment and helped expand publishing...
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 QUEEN VICTORIA: IMAGES OF HER WORLD
Queen Victoria, whose father died soon after she was born Alexandrine Victoria in 1819, was only 18 when she came to the throne in 1837 as the result of the failure of any of George III's sons older than her father, the Duke of Kent, to produce a legitimate heir.
Queen Victoria with Princesses Louise and Alice, Balmoral 1863
Queen Victoria at breakfast in Nice, 1895, with Princesss Helena of Schleswig-Holstein and Princess Beatrice and Indian servant
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 Victoria of the United Kingdom - Wikiquote
Victoria of the United Kingdom (Alexandrina Victoria Wettin, née Hanover) (24 May 1819 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom from 20 June 1837, and Empress of India from 1876 until her death.
The reign of Victoria was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire and is called Victorian Era.
It seems to me a defect in our much famed constitution, to have to part with an admirable government like Lord Salisbury's for no question of any importance, or any particular reason, merely on account of the number of votes.
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