Queen Victoria

1819 - 1901

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Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death in 1901. Her reign of 63 years and 216 days—which was longer than those of any of her predecessors—constituted the Victorian era. It was a period of industrial, political, scientific, and military change within the United Kingdom, and was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Queen Victoria has received more than 83,348,644 page views. Her biography is available in 139 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 133 in 2019). Queen Victoria is the 61st most popular politician (down from 29th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 14th in 2019) and the 5th most popular British Politician.

Queen Victoria was the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until her death in 1901. She was the last monarch of the House of Hanover, and her reign lasted for 63 years and seven months, longer than that of any other British monarch.

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  • 139

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.97

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  • 6.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Queen Victoria has had the most page views in the with 6,653,404 views, followed by German (926,741), and Spanish (816,274). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Eastern Punjabi (2,312.28%), Welsh (610.84%), and (327.56%)


Among politicians, Queen Victoria ranks 61 out of 19,576Before her are James K. Polk, Sargon of Akkad, Muammar Gaddafi, Hannibal, Joe Biden, and Marcus Aurelius. After her are Franklin Pierce, Frederick the Great, Richard I of England, Selim II, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy.

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Among people born in 1819, Queen Victoria ranks 1After her are Gustave Courbet, Jacques Offenbach, Clara Schumann, Léon Foucault, Herman Melville, Albert, Prince Consort, Walt Whitman, Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Báb, Hippolyte Fizeau, and Maria II of Portugal. Among people deceased in 1901, Queen Victoria ranks 2Before her is Giuseppe Verdi. After her are Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Victoria, Princess Royal, Johanna Spyri, Benjamin Harrison, Arnold Böcklin, William McKinley, Milan I of Serbia, Charles Hermite, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, and Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Queen Victoria ranks 17 out of 8,785Before her are Winston Churchill (1874), James Watt (1736), Richard III of England (1452), Paul McCartney (1942), Anthony Hopkins (1937), and William IV of the United Kingdom (1765). After her are Stephen Hawking (1942), Richard I of England (1157), Michael Faraday (1791), Henry VIII of England (1491), Agatha Christie (1890), and Thomas Hobbes (1588).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Queen Victoria ranks 5Before her are Elizabeth I of England (1533), Winston Churchill (1874), Richard III of England (1452), and William IV of the United Kingdom (1765). After her are Richard I of England (1157), Mary II of England (1662), Margaret Thatcher (1925), Mary I of England (1516), John Major (1943), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), and Oliver Cromwell (1599).