intro: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary can celebrate her Diamond Jubilee all she wants this week. But her 60 years on the throne are second fiddle to Queen Victoria, whose 23,227 days as U.K. monarch still top the chart.
Alexandrina Victoria ruled for more than 63 years until her death in 1901 at age 81. Queen Elizabeth, 86 and counting, can still overtake her great-great-grandmother. Until then, however, here's the order of the five longest-reigning U.K. monarchs.