THE YOUNG VICTORIA
Timeline Of Queen Victoria's Life
1819 - Victoria, daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent and Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfield, is born at Kensington Palace on May 24th.
1837 - On June 20th, Victoria, at age 18, becomes Queen of England, succeeding her uncle William IV.
1837 - Prince Albert writes a letter to his cousin, the Queen of England.
1838 - Victoria is crowned at Westminster Abbey on June 28th.
1840 - Marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on February 10th.
1840 - Princess Victoria is born - first child.
1841 - Prince Albert Edward Wettin is born - second child and future King of England.
1842 - Attempted assassination of Queen Victoria.
1843 - Princess Alice Maude Mary is born - third child.
1844 - Prince Alfred Ernest Albert is born - fourth child.
1846 - Princess Helena Augusta Victoria is born - fifth child.
1848 - Princess Louise Caroline Alberta is born - sixth child.
1850 - Prince Arthur William Patrick is born - seventh child.
1851 - Great Exhibition opens in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park.
1853 - Prince Leopold George Duncan is born - eighth child.
1857 - Princess Beatrice Mary Victoria is born - ninth child.
1857 - Parliament gives Albert the title of Prince Consort.
1861 - Prince Albert dies of typhoid fever at age 42.
1863 - Edward, Prince of Wales, marries Alexandra of Denmark.
1877 - Victoria becomes Empress of India.
1887 - Queen Victoria celebrates her Golden Jubilee, 40th anniversary of her accession to the throne.
1897 - Queen Victoria celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, 50th anniversary of her accession to the throne.
1901 - The death of Queen Victoria at Osborne House, Isle of Wight on January 22nd. She was 81.
Queen Elizabeth II is the oldest reigning monarch and currently the 3rd longest reigning monarch in over 1,300 years of English History. She will have to reign until 2012 to reign longer than George III, 59 years from 1760-1820, and until 9th Sept 2015 when she will be 89 years old to better Victoria's record and become the longest reigning monarch. Queen Victoria who reigned for 63 years and 216 days from 1837-1901 is Queen Elizabeth II's great great grandmother. Queen Victoria is also the Duke of Edinburgh's (Queen Elizabeth II's husband) great great grandmother. The Duke's great grandmother was Victoria's daughter Princess Alice.
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