Queen Victoria's life


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Hello, how are you ? We are going to tell you about Victoria's life, her childhood, her personality, what she did during her reign, what countries she
conquered. Bye, everyone.

Her Childhood

On the 24th of May 1819, a princess was born at Kensington Palace in London. Her name was Alexandrina Victoria. She was the daughter of the Duke of Kent and Victoria Mary-Louisa. She was the granddaughter of George the third. She had no brothers and no sisters. When she was a baby in 1820, her father died. Her childhood was boring because her mother was very protective. She received a very strict education with her uncle Leopold because he was austere. At twelve years old, she knew that she had to become queen. She became queen when she was eighteen. She succeeded to her uncle William the fourth.



During her Reign

When Victoria began to govern Great-Britain, her mother was envious. Then in 1840, Victoria married her cousin Albert of Saxe-Cobourg. She had nine children. In twenty years, Great-Britain conquered a lot of territories. It conquered a quarter of the four continents : America, Africa, Asia and Oceania. When Victoria was forty-four years old, her husband died. She was very sad because she loved him a lot. In forty years, Great-Britain became the first colonial power in the world. The population was very happy to have a good queen who made Great-Britain a big country in the world.



The End of her Life

She died the twenty second of January in 1901 after a reign of sixty three years (the date is not sure). She died in her palace in Osborne when she was eighty one years old. Her death was a terrible loss for the country. Everybody, her family and the country was very sad. She gave her name to this century.


This has been written by Anne, Nadège and Julie.