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  1. 15/08/2020 · Queen Victoria died at the age of 81 on 22 January 1901 at 6.30 pm. She passed away at Osbourne House on the Isle of Wight, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. This included the future King, Edward VII and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. Her death marked the end of an era where many of her subjects knew no other monarch.

  2. 21/06/2019 · Updated on June 21, 2019 Queen Victoria was the second-longest reigning British monarch in history, ruling the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901. Her death on Jan. 22, 1901, at age 81 was mourned around the world and signaled an end to the Victorian Era . Queen Victoria Dies For months, Queen Victoria's health had been failing.

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  3. 14/01/2021 · When Queen Victoria died at the age of 81 on 22 January 1901, it took her family, court and subjects by surprise – very few had been able to contemplate the mortality of the monarch who had ruled over Britain and its empire for almost 64 years. Her death marked the end of the Victorian era.

    • Elinor Evans
  4. 09/02/2010 · January 22 Queen Victoria dies The death of Queen Victoria on January 22, 1901, ends an era in which most of her British subjects know no other monarch. Her 63-year reign saw the growth of an...

    • Victoria’s Last Few Years – The Year 1900
    • The Year 1901
    • The Public’S Reaction to Her Death
    • Queen Victoria’s Coffin
    • Queen Victoria’s Funeral Procession
    • Final Resting Place of Queen Victoria

    The queen’s “annus horribillis”, as it has been popularly termed, began with the news of her son’s death. Prior to that, she had to contend with the vastly criticized Boer War (1899 –1902)that was ranging on in South Africa. Her country was in a bitter war with Afrikaner republics. The year 1900 was an absolute disastrous year for Queen Victoria. T...

    As it was tradition for the queen, the queen always celebrated the Christmas holidays at her Osborne House on the Isle of Wight. She had been doing this ever since her husband Prince Albertdied in 1861. By this time, the queen was frequently moving in and out of consciousness. Her memory was fast failing. Keeping her company and tending to her ever...

    The moment the notice was made, journalists quickly picked the story. People ran amok shouting “Queen dead”. The news spread like wild fire. In a matter of less than an hour, newspapers such as the Illustrated London News and London Evening News printed out a black-bordered special edition to cover the breaking news. Almost all commercial activitie...

    While royal officials and members debated over what funeral arrangements, Sir James Reid and Mrs Tuck – the queen’s dresser—prepared the queen. Because the queen did not want any embalming done on her, they used charcoal to mitigate the smell and moisture from the body. Her hair was cut off and she was dressed in white silk. The Duke of Connaught (...

    The funeral organizers moved the queen’s coffin from her residence at Osborne House to London for the final funeral rites. The coffin boarded a ship called Alberta. It then made its way through Portsmouth, before finally getting to London on February 2. On the day of her funeral, and as per her instructions, the coffin was carried in a gun carriage...

    After spending about 48 hours at St George’s Chapel, Queen Victoria’s coffin made its way to the Frogmore Mausoleum. This final resting place of Queen Victoria is the same place that Prince Albert was buried. All in all, the funeral cost the nation about £35,500. Its present value is around £4.5 million.

  5. Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death in 1901. Known as the Victorian era , her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than any previous British monarch .

  6. Queen Victoria died at Osborne House age 81, on Tuesday 22nd January 1901, at half past six in the evening. Her son and successor Kind Edward VII, and her eldest grandson, Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, were at her deathbed.