On February 2nd, 1901, Queen Victoria’s funeral takes place in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, England.
She reigned for 63 years and 7 months and during that reign witnessed a massive expansion of the British empire under her that was marked with conquests, invasions and battles.
Under her tenure the Empire found itself involved in the following wars!
1857-58 The Indian Rebellion
1873–74 Third Anglo-Ashanti War
1878–80 Second Anglo-Afghan War
1879 Anglo-Zulu War
1880–81 First South African War
1882 Anglo-Egyptian War
1885 Third Anglo-Burmese War
1895–96 Fourth Anglo-Ashanti War
1899–1902 Second South African War
1900 Fifth Anglo-Ashanti War
These wars too the forces involved into Eastern Europe, South-East Asia, India and Africa!
Quite a record.
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