Royal Highness Philip of Greece and Denmark born on 10 June 1921 in Mon Repos to Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. He is a citizen of United Kingdom. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was educated at Gordonstoun, Cheam School, Schule Schloss Salem and Britannia Royal Naval College. He died on 9 April 2021 in Windsor Castle from an old age at age 99 years, 9 months. He lived at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Balmoral Castle, Sandringham House, Holyrood Palace and Clarence House.
He was a member of the British royal family, husband of Queen Elizabeth II (1921–2021).
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has had one spouse: Elizabeth II. He has four children Charles, Prince of Wales, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. He has four siblings Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark and Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has worked as an aristocrat, polo player, politician and officer. He has been a member of Royal Society and Royal Microscopical Society. He has has won Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, Croix de guerre 1939–1945, Order of the White Rose of Finland, Grand Cross of the Order of the Condor of the Andes, Royal Victorian Chain, Albert Medal, Order of the Elephant, Grand Collar of the Order of Prince Henry, Order of New Zealand, President's Medal, Grand Cordon of the Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Grand Cross Special Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Grand Star of the Decoration for Services to the Republic of Austria, Grand Cross of the Military Order of Christ, Grand Cross of the Military Order of Avis, Grand Cross of the Order of the Tower and Sword, Royal Order of the Seraphim, Anniversary Medal at the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Iranian Empire, Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav, Grand Cross of the Order of Charles III, Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, Knight of the Order of Australia and Order of the Redeemer. Significant events include Wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has held the position of Member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom, Member of the House of Lords and president.
His eyes are blue.
He is also known as Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, Philip Mountbatten, Prince Philip and Duke of Edinburgh.
Philip died of "old age" on the morning of 9 April 2021 at Windsor Castle, aged 99, two months before his 100th birthday. He was the longest-serving royal consort in British history. In private, the Queen described her husband's death as "having left a huge void in her life".
The palace said Philip died peacefully, which was confirmed by Philip's daughter-in-law, the Countess of Wessex, who told the press, it was "...so gentle. It was just like somebody took him by the hand and off he went." His death led to the commencement of Operation Forth Bridge, the plan for publicly announcing his death and organising his funeral. The funeral took place on 17 April 2021 at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, and he was interred in the Royal Vault inside St George's.
Representatives of countries around the world sent condolences to the royal family upon his death.