Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
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After his father died, her mother prepared her to be a Queen if Victoria's uncle died and she ascended to the throne before she was officially of age.
On June 28, the 18-year-old Oueen Victoria was crowned as monarch of the United Kingdom and Ireland in London's Westminster Abbey.
In 1840, Queen Victoria married her cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the son of her mom's brother. The couple met when Victoria was just 16 from their uncle Leopold suggested they marry.
Over the course of 21-year marriage, Victoria and Albert raised 9 children together.
After several years of suffering from stomach ailments, Victoria's beloved Prince Albert died of typhoid fever in 1861 at the age of 42.
After prince Albert was passed away, the Queen was very depressed. After that, she decided to wear a black clothes for the rest of her life, to mourning for her husband.
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