Queen Victoria Online

Queen Victoria statue, New Zealand

A comprehensive look into the life and reign of Queen Victoria from her childhood to eventual death at the age of 81.

Queen Victoria was the daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of King George III and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. She inherited the throne at the age of 18 after her father's three elder brothers died without producing any surviving legitimate heirs.Her reign of 63 years and 7 months is the longest of any British monarch and the longest of any female monarch in history. Her reign would be known as the Victorian Era.