She took the throne amid calls to replace the royals with a republic. But Queen Victoria held power through ambitious reforms and imperialist policies, and her legacy endures today.During the period now known as the Victorian Era, she oversaw her nation’s industrial, social, and territorial expansion and became known as a trendsetter who made over European attitudes toward the monarchy. An estimated one in four people on Earth were subjects of the British Empire by the end of her rule. But when Victoria took the throne, the British monarchy was deeply unpopular.
Victoria was treated to a chocolate cake covered in hundreds and thousands, sharing a selfie of herself with a slice as she wrote: 'I love you all so much' while tagging David and their children Brooklyn, 22, Romeo, 18, Cruz, 16, Harper, nine, and Brooklyn's fiancée Nicola Peltz, 26.
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The star was also treated to a trip down memory lane as her mother Jackie Adams shared an adorable snap of Victoria as a young girl.
The former Spice Girl wrote: 'My mum posted this so I had to share! I love you so much! Kisses xxx @jackie.adams_'.
Victoria also shared a snap alongside David's mother Sandra where she donned a pair of white shorts and jokingly wrote: 'I had to post this one. @Sandra_beckham49 you can see my knickers. I love you!!'
Before her trip to the beach, Victoria kicked off her birthday celebrations on Friday night by attending grand opening event for The Goodtime Hotel in Miami.
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She was joined by reality star Kim at the event, with the pair posing for a snap together as Kim wished her a happy birthday.
'Happy Birthday @victoriabeckham Love you!!!,' Kim captioned a snap of the two on her Instagram Stories.
Posh Spice was seen in her usual black and white attire, sporting a low-cut white button-up blouse and skintight black PVC pants.
Kim, meanwhile, slid her iconic hourglass frame into a glimmering golden peekaboo dress that showed off her cleavage for the star-studded event.
While David penned: 'Happy Birthday mama ❤️ we love you so much and you deserve the best day ever..
'To the best mummy and wife happy 47th birthday @victoriabeckham ( I’m still 45 btw ) we Love u x @brooklynbeckham @romeobeckham @cruzbeckham #HarperSeven.'
Elton led the birthday messages for his close pal Victoria as she turned 47 on Saturday.
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Alessandra Ambrosio struck a sporty pose in lavender yoga pants during a belated birthday lunch with gal pals in Malibu on Friday.And the Brazilian supermodel eagerly slipped back into party mode on Friday as she met up with some gal pals at Soho House in Malibu.
The singer, 74, who has been friends with Posh Spice for nearly 30 years, took to Instagram to share a snap of the pair partying taken several years ago.
Elton captioned the post 'Happy Birthday gorgeous!', with Victoria later sharing the snap to her own Instagram stories.
Elton's husband David Furnish, 58, also took to Instagram to wish Victoria Happy Birthday. He wrote: 'Happy Birthday Barbra!! Love, Barry xoxo'.
The fashion designer replied: 'Thank you Barry! I miss singing with you!! Kisses Babs! X'.
Victoria's former bandmate Emma Bunton shared a snap of the pair taken back in their Spice Girls days while attending the MTV European Music Awards.
Emma wrote: 'Happy birthday my gorgeous friend and spicy sister @victoriabeckham. Love you to bits.'
Victoria reposted the sweet tribute to her Instagram Stories and wrote 'Kisses!' while she also shared a post from her close pal Eva Longoria wishing her a happy birthday.
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Victoria Beckham had an elaborate balloon arrangement made for her husband on his big day.On Sunday, Victoria Beckham took to Instagram to post pictures of two soccer players made entirely out of balloons. The balloon figures are wearing the colors of Inter Miami, the soccer franchise David co-owns.
Meanwhile, Victoria's son Romeo, 18, uploaded a photo of himself and his mum smiling for a photo by a lake.
Kisses! The fashionista also where she shared a slew of sweet birthday messages on her stories, including her sister Louise who shared a snap from their childhood
Victoria later took to her Instagram where she showed an image from a photoshoot of her with a birthday hat on as she stood on a table surrounded by balloons and presents.
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She wrote: 'Happy Birthday to me! and happy Saturday! Kisses! Xx'
The fashionista also shared a slew of sweet birthday messages on her stories, including her sister Louise who shared a snap from their childhood.
Victoria has been spending the past few months in Miami as husband David focuses on his work with InterMiami FC.
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Victoria Beckham shares daughter Harper, 9, and sons Cruz, 16, Romeo, 18, and Brooklyn 22, with husband David Beckham