Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elisabeth, is dead


Prince Philip Mountbatten, husband of Queen Elisabeth, died

Prince Philip Mountbatten, husband of the Queen of England died this Friday at the age of 99, after spending more than eighty years alongside Elizabeth II. A role of prince consort and of invaluable support (and sometimes of weight) for the British crown.

Queen Elisabeth II had absolute confidence in him. “He’s been my strength all these years and still is“, She declared in 1997, on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. Philip Moutbatten, born Prince of Greece and Denmark in Corfu (Greece) on June 10, 1921, died this Friday April 9 at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich, was 99 years old. He had been hospitalized in London on February 17, 2021, following a malaise. and did not come out until a month later.

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Wedding of the Princess of Great Britain Elizabeth (future Queen Elisabeth II of England) and Philippe Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in London on November 20, 1947

Prince consort for nearly seventy years, Lord Grand Admiral of the Royal Navy, passionate about horseback riding or even erected to the rank of Vanuatu deity … the Duke of Edinburgh faithfully accompanied the Queen for many decades despite the sacrifice of his career and cumbersome protocol. Renowned for his frankness and his impetuous character, he has built a reputation for blundering, with racist slippages and sometimes dubious jokes.

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