A Timeline for Queen Victoria

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Victoria

1819

Queen Victoria was born on 24th May 1819.

Coronation

1837

"Then followed all the various things; and last (of those things) the crown being placed on my head which was I must own a most beautiful impressive moment; all the Peers and Peeresses put on their coronets at the same instant..."

Victoria's Reign

1837 - 1901

63 years 7 months 3 days

Marriage

1840

The marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

Prince Albert

1840 - 1861

Queen Victoria married Prince Albert in 1840 and they had nine children. Sadly, he died of typhoid in 1861. She dressed in black after that. Ten years later, because she couldn't get over it, she built the Albert Hall as a memorial.

The Great Exhibition

1851