Victoria oft the United Kingdom

Born Princess Alexandrina Victoria of Kent. Succeded her uncle William IV as Reigning Queen of the United Kingdom in 1837. Styled Empress of India in 1876.

Daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (1767-1820) and Victoria, Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786-1861)

Born: Kensington Palace, London 24. May 1819

Christened: Kensington Palace 24. Jun 1819


  • Alexander I. Emperor of Russia

  • George, Prince of Wales, later King George IV (paternal uncle)

  • The Queen of Württemberg, born Princess Charlotte of the United Kingdom (paternal aunt)

  • Augusta, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, born Princess of Reuss-Ebersdorf (maternal grandmother)

Named Alexandrina after Emperor Alexander I. of Russia and Victoria after her mother.

Married: Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace, London 10. Feb 1840 Albert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1819-1861), her first cousin, son of Ernst I. Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1784-1844) and his first wife Luise, Princess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1800-1831)


Died: Osborne House, Isle of Wight 22. Jan 1901

Buried: Frogmore, Windsor

Source: Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; for godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page