Victorian Era Celebrities and Famous People

Here are some of the important and famous people from the Victorian era.

1. Queen Victoria

She was born in 1819 in London. Her actual name was Alexandrina Victoria. Victoria later in her life married her very handsome cousin Albert, who was the prince of Germany.

She was crowned at the Westminster Abbey in the year 1838.

2. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson


She was the first woman who qualified as a doctor. She also, later on, found a hospital that was dedicated to the women and children of London

3. Mrs. Isabella Beeton


She was a very famous writer of those times. One of her book of household management is very famous and it became a bestseller then.

4. Alexander Graham Bell


There is hardly anyone who does not know him by his name. He was the inventor of the first telephone.

5. Isambard Kingdom Brunel


He was an engineer. His speciality was in making and designing railway tractions, bridges, ships, etc. He was the designer behind the creation of the Greta Western Railway.

This was the largest ship that was made in the 19th century.

6. Lewis Carroll(1832-1898)

His actual name was Charles L Dodgson. Lewis Carroll was a very famous author and the most popular book that he wrote was Alice in Wonderland.

7. Charles Dickens 1812-1870

He was the greatest novelist of those times. His novels were very different fro what people wrote at that time and they were completely outstanding. They were popular not just then but they are popular even now. The main theme of the books that he wrote was about thieves, schoolboys and also about convicts.

8. Benjamin Disreali (1804-1881)

He was the Prime Minister. He was also an author and he was a politician who known for the fancy clothes that he wore. He also made a lot of fun of Gladstone.

9. Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)

The very famous character sketch of Sherlock Homes was created by him

10. Thomas Edison (1847-1931)

What he invented changed the lives of every person. He brought light to life by inventing the light bulb.

11. Mary Ann Evans (1819-1880)

She wrote a number of books and she wrote the books under the pen name of George Eliot.

12. Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)

He wrote a number of novels, most of them were fictions.

13. William Gladstone (1809-1898)

He was made the prime minister 4 times. He was a religious and a god fearing man. He turned down the career of working in the church and he started working as a politician. He was an astute politician who had the sense of what is right and what is wrong.

14. Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)

She was also known as the lady with lamb. The modern nursing is attributed to her. During the Crimean war she took the charge of nursing the soldiers.

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