Queen Victoria's Death Queen Victoria's reign, lasted 63 years, from to She ascended the throne of Great Britain, when she was Despite being the Queen of Britain, and a very influential and prominent person, she also had an impact on Australian history. In Australia the most apparent legacy of Queen Victoria's reign is manifested in the names of the two states, Victoria and Queensland. There are also a large number of other important buildings and places, named in her honor such.
Its namesake Queen Victoria, known for bring respect and honor back to the royal family. This was founded upon one of the earliest constitutional monarchs in the world, that is still in place today. The Victorian era had a very harsh and unforgiving economy that led to poverty flooding throughout the country, and a hate for immigrants rising. The lives of the people were influenced heavily by the church and controlled almost all of their daily lives. Victorian era England.
Early in her power Victoria developed a serious concern with goings on of state, guided by her first prime minister, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne. Melbourne was leader of that wing of the Whig Party that later became known as the Liberal Party. He exercised a immovably progressive command on the political thinking of the sovereign. Marriage In Victoria married her first cousin, Albert, ruler of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, who she had known for about four years.
Queen Victoria served as monarch of Great Britain and Ireland from until her death in She became Empress of India in Victoria's reign saw great cultural expansion; advances in industry, science and communications; and the building of railways and the London Underground. Her mother became a domineering influence in her life. As a child, she was said to be warm-hearted and lively.