Prince Philip was at all times there for her Queen: Know all concerning the royal couple | World Information
New Delhi: Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, handed away on Friday (April 9).
He was aged 99 and was to mark his a hundredth birthday on June 10.
“It’s with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has introduced the demise of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” the royal household mentioned in an announcement launched on Twitter.
“His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Fort,” the assertion added.
Prince Philip – A loving husband
Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth had been married for 73 years. They have been married in 1947. The Duke of Edinburgh remained by his spouse’s aspect all through her 69-year reign. It was the longest reign in British historical past.
Prince Philip and the Queen had spent many of the lockdown at Windsor Fort in England with a small group of family employees.
The couple acquired their first COVID-19 jabs collectively in January.
In a speech made on their fiftieth wedding ceremony anniversary in 1997, Elizabeth expressed her love for her husband and praised him for being her energy for thus a few years.
“He has, fairly merely, been my energy and keep all these years,” she had mentioned.
Prince Philip performed a key function in modernising the monarchy within the post-World Conflict Two interval. He was the one who the queen might at all times flip to and belief.