Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip dies
His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh passed away today (09) at the age of 99.
He was married to Queen Elizabeth II for more than seven decades.
The news was announced on the official Twitter handle of The Royal Family.
It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 9, 2021
His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. pic.twitter.com/XOIDQqlFPn
The Prince married Princess Elizabeth in 1947, five years before she became Queen, and was the longest-serving royal consort in British history.
The couple had four children, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.