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Queen Victoria (1819–1901)

Victoria, full name Alexandrina Victoria. Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, and Empress of India; born in London, May 24, 1819, the only child of the Duke of Kent, fourth son of George III.; died at Osborne House, Jan. 22, 1901. She succeeded to the throne June 20, 1837, on the death of her uncle, William IV., third son of George III., and was crowned June 28, 1838; married Albert, prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (who died on Dec. 14, 1861), Feb. 10, 1840. She is author in part of ‘Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands’ (1868), and ‘More Leaves from the Journal of a Life in the Highlands’ (1884). She supervised the preparation of lives of the Prince Consort.