A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
|Born||May 24, 1819|
Alexandrina Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, who inherited the throne at the age of 18. She became a national icon, and was identified with strict standards of personal morality. She earned the nickname 'the grandmother of Europe'. Her Golden and Diamond Jubilees were times of public celebration. The Queen's style and title were: 'Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandrina Victoria of Kent', 'Her Majesty The Queen' and 'Her Imperial Majesty The Queen-Empress' and at the end of her reign, the Queen's full style and title were: 'Her Majesty Victoria, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, Defender of the Faith, Empress of India'.