Who was Queen Victoria?

This is Queen Victoria.

She was Queen of England for 63 years.

Find out more about her, below.

Key facts

  • Queen Victoria lived for 81 years, and Britain became a very different country during her time.

  • When Victoria became queen, children had to go out to work. By the time she died, children went to school.

  • A long period of history is named after her - the Victorian Age.

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Did you know?

  • Prince Albert was born in Germany. Victoria and Albert spoke to each other in English and German.
  • Victoria and Albert started the tradition of Christmas trees.
  • Victoria liked windows open, even in winter!

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