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HIS: Queen Victoria
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When was Queen Victoria born?
Queen Victoria was born on 24th May 1819
Where was Queen Victoria born?
Queen Victoria was born in Kensington Palace, London
What name was Queen Victoria christened ?
Victoria was christened Alexandrina Victoria, but before she became queen was formally called Her Royal Highness, Princess Victoria of Kent
What was Queen Victoria's first language?
Queen Victoria first spoke German, as her family were German
What other languages did Queen Victoria learn aged 3
At 3 years old Queen Victoria learn English and French
How old was Victoria when she became Queen?
Victoria was 18 years old when she became Queen
Before her coronation, on what date did Victoria become Queen?
Victoria became Queen on the 20th June 1837, but her coronation was on the 28th June 1838
What was the date of Queen Victoria's coronation?
Victoria became Queen on 28th June 1838, aged 18
If Victoria became Queen in 1937, why wasn't she crowned until 1838?
Under British law Victoria could not be crowned until she was 18 years old, so had to wait until 1838
How old was Queen Victoria when she married?
Queen Victoria was 21 years old when she married
Who is Queen Victoria's husband?
Queen Victoria's husband was Prince Albert
When did Queen Victoria marry?
Queen Victoria was married on 10th February 1840
What relation was Prince Albert to Queen Victoria
Prince Albert was Queen Victoria's cousin
How many children did Queen Victoria have?
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had nine children
Where was Prince Albert born?
Prince Albert was born in Germany
How old was Prince Albert when he died
Prince Albert was 42 years old when he died
When did Prince Albert die?
Prince Albert died in December 1861
What did Prince Albert die of?
Prince Albert died of typhoid fever in 1861
When Prince Albert died, what colour did Queen Victoria mainly wear from then on?
After the death of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria mainly wore black
What do we remember Prince Albert as having introduced to England?
Prince Albert is famous for introducing the German Christmas tree to England
What famous building was opened by Queen Victoria as a monument to Prince Albert after he died?
Queen Victoria opened the Royal Albert Hall as a monument to Prince Albert after his death
Queen Victoria was the first monarch to live at which famous address?
Queen Victoria was the first monarch to live in Buckingham Palace
Queen Victoria was the first reigning monarch to achieve several things - list as many as you can (there are at least 7)
Queen Victoria was the first reigning monarch to:
to take a train journey (1842)
be photographed (1844)
to have an anaesthetic (1853)
to be lit by electric light (1885)
to use a telephone (1886)
to have her voice recorded (1888)
to be filmed (1896)
The worlds first adhesive (sticky) public postage stamp was created during the reign of Queen Victoria, what is it called?
The worlds first adhesive public postal stamp is called the Penny Black
Who's portrait features on the Penny Black stamp?
Queen Victoria's portrait is on the Penny Black stamp
How much did the Penny Black stamp cost?
The Penny Black stamp cost one penny
How many times did people try to kill (assassinate) Queen Victoria?
Queen Victoria survived 7 assassination attempts!
When did Queen Victoria die?
Queen Victoria died on January 22nd, 1901 on the Isle of Wight
What is Queen Victoria's house on the Isle of Wight called?
Queen Victoria's house on the Isle of Wight is called Osborne House, it is where she died on the 22nd January 1901, when she was 81
How old was Queen Victoria when she died?
Queen Victoria was 81 when she died
How long did Queen Victoria reign?
Queen Victoria reigned for 64 years
Who became King after Queen Victoria?
Queen Victoria's eldest son, Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, became King when she died, as King Edward VII.
What name did Victoria's son, Albert Edward the Prince of Wales adopt when he became king?
Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, became King Edward VII when his mother Queen Victoria died in 1901.
How many grandchildren did Queen Victoria have?
Queen Victoria had 40 grandchildren
How many great-grandchildren did Queen Victoria have?
Queen Victoria had 37 great-grandchildren
Which famous waterfall is named after Queen Victoria?
The Victoria Falls in Africa is named after Queen Victoria
What is the Latin word for queen
The Latin word for queen is regina
What is the Latin word for king
The Latin word for king is rex
Which Kings and Queens reigned after Victoria
Edward VII 1901-1910 9 years
George V 1910-1936 25 years
Edward VIII 1936 326 days
George VI 1936-1952 16 years
Elizabeth II 1952-? 63 years and counting
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