Queen Victoria ascended to the throne of Great Britain in 1837 at the age of 18 and remained queen through the beginning of the 20th century.
Who ruled England in the 20th century?
British Monarchy: Elizabeth II: 1952-
The British Monarchy underwent significant changes in the twentieth century.
Who were the English monarchs in the 20th century?
The Windsors (1917-present day)
- George V (1910 – 1936)
- Edward VIII (1936)
- George VI (1936 – 1952)
- Elizabeth II (1952 – Present)
What was England like in the early 20th century?
Britain changed hugely during the 20th century. Life for ordinary people was transformed and became much more comfortable. Life was hard for the working class at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1900 surveys showed that between 15% and 20% of the population were living at subsistence (bare survival) level.
Who ruled England before Queen Elizabeth?
George VI served as king of the United Kingdom during World War II and was an important symbolic leader. He was succeeded by Queen Elizabeth II in 1952.