Fictional Characters The Best Victorian Characters  

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List Rules Vote up the greatest Victorian characters.

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!

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7 3
Mary Lennox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
The Secret Garden, The Secret Garden
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6 2
Jane Eyre is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Jane Eyre, Jane Eyre, Jane Eyre
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5 1
Fitzwilliam Darcy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Pride and Prejudice, Pride and Prejudice, Pride & Prejudice
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6 3
Jean Valjean is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Les Misérables, Les Misérables, Les Misérables
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5 2
Wendy Darling is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
The Adventures of Peter Pan, Peter Pan, Neverland
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5 2
Cosette Tholomyès is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Cosette Tholomyès Les Misérables, Les Misérables, Les Misérables
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5 2
Jonathan Harker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Dracula, Dracula, Nosferatu the Vampyre
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4 1
Doctor Watson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Sherlock, Meitantei Holmes, Elementary
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5 3
Javert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Les Misérables, Les Misérables, Les Misérables
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5 3
Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
The Adventures of Peter Pan, Producers' Showcase, FairyTale: A True Story
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5 3
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
In Search of Mozart, Mozart in Love, Amadeus
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4 2
Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Sherlock, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes
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4 3
Fantine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Les Misérables, Les Misérables, Les Misérables
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3 3
Elizabeth Bennet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Lost in Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Pride and Prejudice
15
2 3
Vicomte Sébastien de Valmont is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Vicomte Sébastien de Valmont Valmont, Les liaisons dangereuses, Dangerous Liaisons
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1 2
Tiny Tim is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse, A Christmas Carol, A Christmas Carol
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1 2
Antonio Salieri is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Amadeus, Amadeus, Mozart and Salieri
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2 4
Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Les Liaisons dangereuses
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1 3
Nicholas Nickleby is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Nicholas Nickleby The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Nicholas Nickleby (1957), Nicholas Nickleby (1968)
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0 2
Barry Lyndon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Barry Lyndon Barry Lyndon
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0 2
John Willoughby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
John Willoughby Sense and Sensibility
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0 2
Elinor Dashwood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Victorian Characters
Sense and Sensibility