Hemophilia and Queen Victoria

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Hemophilia and Queen Victoria

What is Hemophilia?

How did it affect Queen Victoria?

Hemophilia is a rare bleeding disorder in which the blood doesn't clot normally.

Queen Victoria &

Who Else was Affected?Since Queen Victoria was a carrier of hemophilia, she would pass it onto only some of her children and their children and so on. If you look at the map of Queen Victoria's family tree, it will tell you who is a carrier/affected person or a normal/non affected person.

More about Queen Victoria:NAME: Queen Victoria OCCUPATION: Political Leader, Queen BIRTH DATE: May 24, 1819 DEATH DATE: January 22, 1901 PLACE OF BIRTH: London, England, United Kingdom PLACE OF DEATH: Near Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom Full Name: Alexandrina Victoria

It is a well-known fact by the appearance of hemophilia in her family, that Queen Victoria was a carrier of hemophilia. The Queen had either received the gene from one of her parents or experienced a gene mutation causing her to become a carrier of hemophilia. Most historians agree that Victoria acquired the hemophilia gene through a mutation.

The occurrence of hemophilia A is one in 5,000 live male births.Hemophilia A is more common than hemophilia B. The occurrence of hemophilia B is one in 25,000 births in the U.S., mostly males.Hemophilia C occurs in one out of every 100,000 births.

There are three types of Hemophilia which are:Hemophilia AHemophilia BHemophilia C

By: Jacquelene Wulf