The Duke of Edinburgh passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle just before his 100th Birthday. As a Greek Prince who became the longest serving Consort to the longest-reigning Monarch in British History, he lived a fascinating life, which we will talk about in ’99 Facts about the Duke of Edinburgh’, which replaces a scheduled article about the Queen ahead of her 95th Birthday, and was originally intended to be a ‘100 facts’ article for his 100th Birthday in June!
The Duke of Edinburgh passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle just before his 100th Birthday, and as the oldest and longest serving Consort to the longest-reigning Monarch in British History, who was also the longest-lived descendant of Queen Victoria and King Christian IX of Denmark, condolences have been coming in from Reigning and Former Royals around the world, who the Duke met and hosted on numerous occasions!
It has just been announced that the Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, consort of Queen Elizabeth II has passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle, at the age of 99, just a few months before his 100th Birthday. This is breaking news, and this page will be updated as soon as any other information will be available.