There's something undeniably appealing about the Victorian Era. Everybody in Victorian movies and shows dressed so fancily, acted so properly, and spoke so British-ly. Over the years, audiences have been exposed to hundreds of Victorian characters. Some of the greatest Victorian characters of all time are brilliant detectives like Sherlock Holmes, while others are brilliantly reformed thieves like Les Miserables' Jean Valjean, or even brilliant lovers like Pride and Prejudice's Mr. Darcy.
The wide variety of characteristics among these Victorian characters is what makes choosing the greatest so difficult. Do we vote up brains, beauty, or blatant Britishness? No matter what you decide, Ranker's created a list of the best of the best Victorian characters for you to arrange into a social hierarchy. Which of these characters is your favorite?
Vote up the best Victorian characters to see who's the most popular. Don't see one of your favorite socialites? Add them to the list yourself!