Queen Victoria

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« Queen Victoria Victoria’s Childhood: Queen Victoria, who was born Alexandrina Victoria of Hanover, was Prince Edward’s daughter, the duke of Kent and Strathearn and Princess Marie Louise Victoria of Saxe- Coburg-Saalfeld.

She was born on 24 may 1819 on London, and died on 22 January on Osborne.

Her father died on 23 January 1820, then her grandfather on 29 January of the same year.

Her uncle George IV, inherited that the throne.

During this time, Victoria grew up and was destined when she’ll have the majority, to become the Queen. She was 11 years when her uncle died without children and this is uncle’s brother, the duke of Clarence, who became king at his turn.

But he hadn’t children so Princess Victoria was the heiress legitimate.

When she was 16, she met her future husband, Prince Albert of Saxe- Coburg and Gotha, her first cousin. During her childhood, her mother was really protective and she didn’t let her to see and to play with other children. Victoria even compared the palace to a prison because she couldn’t go outside without someone follows her.

She was oppressed and very alone but somewhere, she thought that was she forged her personality and that she made her strong.

She lived with her mother and Sir John Conroy, her mother’s lover. Conroy wanted to isolate the young princess and made her entirely dependent of her mother, who was manipulated by Conroy. Thereby, Victoria shared a bedroom with her mother every night, studied with private tutors, and spent her play hours with her dolls and her King Charles spaniel, Dash.

She hated Conroy.

During her lessons, Victoria learned how to become a good queen and lot of language: German, English, Italian, Greek, Latin and French, but she only spoke English at her home. Her uncle died on 28 June 1837, that’s why she became the Queen in 1837 at the age of eighteen.

She was crowned the 28 June 1938.

The Queen Victoria was United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s Queen between the 1837 and the 1901 and her reign that lasted more than 63 years reside the most long that the all history of the United Kingdom. Conclusion: Queen Victoria wasn’t only the symbol of British’s power, she had also an incredible personality, and that’s why she left a mark on the spirits.

The peoples saw her like calm and serious woman, but also an authoritative, sovereign and firm woman.

Today, for lot of people “Queen Victoria” is synonymous of greatness, prestige and prosperity.. »


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