- Tip: Navigate with your left and right arrow keys1Up 31Down 5Her Majesty, Queen Victoria ruled the British Empire when it was at its height of its powers, and even has an entire era named after her. For 63 years (1837-1901), the longest ruling British monarch of all time time, Victoria commanded an empire so large that at all times, the sun was up somewhere over its lands. Extremely popular with the people, she became the symbol of the British Empire and the standard of strict morality and decency.
She also was fair when it came to politics. Proving that she wasn't a tyrannical Queen, she founded the Liberal and Conservative parties and broadened suffrage throughout her reign. Her reign is known as a being a period of peace, despite massive expansion of the empire. She is also associated with industrial and cultural progress. There isn't much from the 19th century that can't be defined by Her Majesty.
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