Dedicated to everything Victorian 1837-1901! The reign of Queen Victoria was the longest reign in the United Kingdom's history; it lasted from 1837 when Queen Victoria took the throne after the death of her uncle William IV until 1901. Queen Victoria has unprecedented ethics and there was an age of etiquette that even transcended into middle class Victorian England. Because her reign spanned nearly 64 years, styles, decor, literature and even politics experienced many changes. If your site is Victorian in any way...please join. Victorian era was followed briefly by the the Edwardian era(1901-1910).