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The Reign of Queen Victoria

Guess these facts about Queen Victoria and her reign as Queen of the United Kingdom.
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The only British monarch with a longer reign
Elizabeth II
She was the first monarch to live at this residence
Buckingham Palace
Her husband
Prince Albert
Hereditary disease which Victoria carried (and that may have caused the Russian Revolution)
Haemophilia
Author of "On the Origin of Species"
Charles Darwin
Most well-known novelist of the Victorian era
Charles Dickens
Conservative Prime Minister of Jewish descent
Benjamin Disraeli
Liberal who served as PM four separate times. Rival of the above
William Gladstone
Victoria was the last monarch from this house (named after a German city)
Hanover
Famous 1888 serial killer
Jack the Ripper
Title that Victoria acquired in 1876
Empress of India
Cause of a terrible famine in Ireland, in 1845
Potato Blight
"Palace" built for the Great Exhibition of 1851
The Crystal Palace
Famous apocryphal quote of Victoria
We are not amused
Nickname for the year 1848 on continental Europe
Year of Revolution
Major war fought against Russia in 1853-1856
Crimean War
Poet whose "Charge of the Light Brigade" was inspired by the above
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
This doctor traced the source of a cholera outbreak and gave Victoria chloroform
John Snow
Her eldest grandson who became Kaiser of Germany
Wilhelm
1899-1902 war against Dutch settlers in South Africa
Boer War
Job title of a child employed to clean chimneys
Chimney Sweep
This drug caused two wars with China
Opium
Egyptian canal which the United Kingdom purchased shares of in 1875
Suez Canal
Her successor
Edward VII
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level ∞
Jan 2, 2017
The Wikipedia page is fascinating, if you're interested in history.
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level 76
May 5, 2017
Victoria on PBS Masterpiece is a great series to watch, too, for more info. (It's similar to The Crown, the series about Queen Elizabeth II.)
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level 51
May 5, 2017
John Snow - arguably the most important man by the name, though Game of Thrones fans will beg to differ.
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level 61
May 16, 2017
Game of Thrones would know the characters name is Jon Snow. ;)
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level 64
May 5, 2017
John Snow did amazing work for a man who knows nothing.
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level 66
May 5, 2017
I was hoping there'd be a comment like this XD
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level 46
May 5, 2017
me too
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level 64
May 5, 2017
Interesting point about hemophilia causing the Russian Revolution. That's a bit of a stretch, but still an interesting idea that Prince Alexi's illness was the breaking point for the Russian people.
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level 70
May 5, 2017
Buckingham = event at a pig rodeo?
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level 80
May 6, 2017
I'd pay to see that.