Victorian London

By Christian Luther

Facts

  • Queen Victoria reigned in Britain from 1837 until 1901, and the time that she reigned is generally known as the Victorian period.
  • One of the most famous people in Victorian London was the murderer, Jack the Ripper.he was never caught for the killings he committed
  • Victorian London was the largest city in the world in that time period.
  • Most of the building there were built in the 19th century.
  • The Great Stink took place in the summer of 1858. Raw sewage pumped into the River Thames dried in the hot weather and created a horrible and lingering smell in the capital city.

citations

Victorian London: Facts and Information. (2013, June 6). Retrieved October 20, 2015.


Johnson, B. (n.d.). Jack the Ripper. Retrieved October 21, 2015.