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  1. Victorian era

    The Victorian era of British history was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837, until her death on 22 January 1901. It was a long period of peace, prosperity, refined sensibilities and national self-confidence for Britain. Some scholars date the beginning of the period in terms of sensibilities and political concerns to the passage of the Reform Act 1832. The era was preceded by the Georgian period and followed by the Edwardian period. The later half of the Victorian age roughly coincided with the first portion of the Belle Époque era of continental Europe and the Gilded Age of the United States. Culturally there was a transition away from the rationalism of the Georgian period and toward romanticism and mysticism with regard to religion, social values, and the arts. In international relations the era was a long period of peace, known as the Pax Britannica, and economic, colonial, and industrial consolidation, temporarily disrupted by the Crimean War in 1854. The end of the period saw the Boer War. Domestically, the agenda was increasingly liberal with a number of shifts in the direction of gradual political reform, industrial reform and the widening of the voting franchise.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of victorian era in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of victorian era in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of victorian era in a Sentence

  1. W. Somerset Maugham:

    We have long passed the Victorian era, when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby.

  2. Natalie Cooper:

    We suspected we'd see a bias towards males because science is done by people and people have an inherent male bias, this is especially true as many of our collections come from the Victorian era of macho hunters going out trying to shoot the biggest fiercest creatures for their collections.

  3. Riccardo Tisci:

    ...The Victorian era (was) a time in Britain for great change and progress, an era that has always inspired me and my work, (Burberry) chose to present his company with an emblem of a knight on a horse, but for his family crest, he instead chose a unicorn. Thomas Burberry was a daring innovator but also a romantic and a dreamer.

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