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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Victoria, Queen of England, Empress of India

Victoria, queen of England and Ireland, empress of India (born 24 May 1819)

The last of the Hanoverian monarchs, Queen Victoria, born 24 May 1819, ruled the United Kingdom from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901. 

Queen Victoria, 1882
Her reign is still the longest in British history--sixty-three years and seven months--but Queen Elizabeth II is closing fast . . . (Although the exact date is debatable, Elizabeth II will overtake Queen Victoria some time in September 2015.)

If you'd like a quick biography, here's a link to her page on The Official Website of the British Monarchy.