Os Romanov e da Casa de Windsor vida útil da Rainha Victoria: tempo de vida de 1819-1901 Prince Albert: 1840-1861 Filhos: Edward VII | Victoria, princesa real, a princesa Alice do Reino Unido | Princesa Beatriz de Reino Unido | Alfred, Duque de Saxe-Coburg Gotha & | Princesa Helena | Princesa Louise, Duquesa de Argyll | Príncipe Arthur, duque de Connaught | Leopoldo, Duque de Albany

The Romanovs and the House of Windsor. Nicholas II and George V were also first cousins, their mothers were sisters. Queen Alexandra and Empress Maria Feodorovna were both Danish Princesses.

Queen Victoria’s wedding dress. She set the fashion for white bridal gowns, which has continued to this day.

Iconic Wedding Dresses, The wedding dress that Queen Victoria wore to marry Prince Albert in February 1840 sparked a trend for white wedding dresses that is still in vogue today.

Today, Sept 9, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history.

How Do Britain's Two Longest-Reigning Monarchs Compare?

Today, Sept Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history. My homegirls right here.

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on their wedding day

When Victoria met Albert: Tender letter reveals how Queen fell in love with her prince

'The Victorian Era' is named after Queen Victoria of England (pictured here in her wedding dress). Victoria married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in She started the tradition of wearing white.

1842 Queen Victoria wearing sapphire jewelry by Franz Xavier Winterhalter Winterhalter painted two similar portraits of Queen Victoria in 1842, one of her wearing a small crown and this one where she also wears Order of the Garter regalia.

1842 Queen Victoria wearing sapphire jewellery by Franz Xavier Winterhalter Winterhalter painted two similar portraits of Queen Victoria in one of her wearing a small crown and this one where she also wears Order of the Garter regalia.

great book on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

10 top royal love stories

"We Two Victoria and Albert Rulers, Partners, Rivals" A Biography on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert by Gillian Gill

bbc: Images of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and their children-Victoria, Albert Edward, Alice, Alfred, Helena, Louise, Arthur, Leopold, Beatrice

The real story of Queen Victoria's 'domestic bliss'

Queen Victoria with her Indian servant Abdul Karim whom she called Munshi (teacher) and who taught her Hindi.

La regina Vittoria con il suo servitore Indiano Abdul Karim che lei chiamava Munshi e che le ha insegnato l' Hindi. Queen Victoria with her Indian servant Abdul Karim whom she called Munshi (teacher) and who taught her Hindi.

Not seen too often - Queen Victoria smiling

Queen Victoria on her deathbed, and her death. The old queen remembers.

Victoria and Albert, seen here in 1854, were married in February 1840 after she proposed to him

When Victoria met Albert: Tender letter reveals how Queen fell in love with her prince

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, 1854 Queen Victoria and Prince Albert photographed by Roger Fenton at Buckingham Palace on 30 June

Queen Victoria by Xavier Winterhalter

"The portrait, comissioned in 1843, shows the Queen with her long brown hair loose around her shoulders, gazing into the distance.

She was just 24 when painted by the German artist Franz Xaver Winterhalter and his work was described as her husband Albert's 'favourite picture'. "

Queen Victoria: 'the secret picture'

1843 Queen Victoria by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (Royal Collection) Prince Albert had this Winterhalter portrait of his wife, for his eyes only, hung in his bedroom. Elizabeth Longford called this portrait "Weibchein in a submissive mood".

Wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, who had an idyllic marriage, but he died at age 42, and she dressed in mourning clothes for the rest of her life.

Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and Princess Alexandra of Denmark - The ultimate royal wedding

Queen Victoria’s famous miniature crown, containing 1,200 diamonds.  I hesitated about including this in a pin, because it's a ridiculous little object, really.  But still.  It sparkles.

The Queen of Diamonds: On show at the Palace, a dazzling collection of jubilee jewels

Queen Victoria’s famous miniature crown, containing diamonds - fleur-de-lis incorporated

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