Famous Victorians

Lots of changes took place during the Victorian era (1837 to 1901), and many people made important contributions to Victorian society in a wide variety of different ways.

Follow the links to learn more about some of these famous Victorians:

Queen Victoria

Prince Albert

Florence Nightingale

Mary Seacole

Lord Shaftesbury

Joseph Lister

Louis Pasteur

Robert Peel

Robert Louis Stevenson

Lewis Carroll

William Morris

Charles Darwin

Dr Barnardo

Charles Dickens

Arthur Conan Doyle

Robert Koch

David Livingstone

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Alexander Graham Bell

Grace Darling

Charles Babbage

John Cadbury

Rowland Hill

Mary Anning

Elizabeth Fry

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Michael Faraday

Click here to see all of our Victorian resources.