Windsor Castle

Under Edward VII, who took the throne in 1901, the castle was also modernized.

An excerpt from the article 36 facts about Windsor Castle

In addition to renovating and clearing unnecessary equipment from existing rooms, electric lighting and central heating were introduced in subsequent rooms. A telephone line was installed and garages were built to house the newly invented cars.

During the 1908 Olympic Games, the marathon started at Windsor Castle.

In 1911, pioneering aviator Thomas Sopwith landed on the castle grounds for the first time.