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The Life of Queen Victoria: Did You Know Her Real Name Was Not Victoria? Find Out More…

Considered to be the most iconic women in British history, Queen Victoria was the longest reigning queen of Britain. Now, the title is held by Queen Elizabeth II. She was so popular and loved by the people that an entire era was named after her. She started a lot of trends in the British royal family that is even followed till date. There are a lot of things about her life, love, marriage and the many assassination attempts that most people don’t know about. Read on to find out many more such interesting facts about her life. 

Her First Name Wasn't Victoria

Source: telegraph.co.uk

She was born on May 24, 1819, and was originally named Alexandrina Victoria after her godfather, Tsar Alexander I. She preferred to go by her second name or nickname Drina. Victoria was fifth in the line of succession for the crown.

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