Famous people of the Victorian period. Part 1

The Victorian period refers to the reign of Queen Victoria 1837-1901.

An overlapping of this era was the industrial revolution and the most famous people active in that time were these people, you may have heard of.

1. Queen Victoria - Queen of the United Kingdom

1. Queen Victoria – Queen of the United Kingdom

2. Florence Nightingale - Pioneering nurse

2. Florence Nightingale – Pioneering nurse

3. Benjamin Disraeli - British Prime Minister and close friend of Queen Victoria

3. Benjamin Disraeli – British Prime Minister and close friend of Queen Victoria

4. Isambard Kingdom Brunel - English engineer

4. Isambard Kingdom Brunel – English engineer

5. William Gladstone - Liberal Prime Minister

5. William Gladstone – Liberal Prime Minister

6. Charles Dickens - Writer and social critic

6. Charles Dickens – Writer and social critic

7. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - A Scottish physician known as the author of the Sherlock Holmes detective stories

7. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – A Scottish physician known as the author of the Sherlock Holmes detective stories

8. David Livingstone - Explorer

8. David Livingstone – Explorer

9. Sir Titus Salt - Successful businessman in Saltaire, Bradford, West Yorkshire

9. Sir Titus Salt – Successful businessman in Saltaire, Bradford, West Yorkshire

10. Lewis Carroll - English Mathematician, writer and author of Alice in Wonderland

10. Lewis Carroll – English Mathematician, writer and author of Alice in Wonderland