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Queen Elizabeth Loses Husband, Prince Philip At 99

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was Queen Elizabeth's husband of 73 years. He was born into the Greek and Danish royal families on June 10, 1921.

Queen Elizabeth II was a 21 year old princess when she married Prince Philip who was then 26 years old, on 23 November 1947. Therefore marking 73 years of their marriage. Together, they had 4 children.

Prince Philip was reported to have died today, 9th April in Windsor Castle. He was aged 99.

Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth during their wedding

According to Arise News, Prince Philip's reign was the longest serving consort in British history. His tenure started from 6th February, 1952- 9th April 2021. During his lifetime, he gave a total of 5,000 speeches.

Prince Philip during his early years

With regards to his death, Queen Elizabeth will be in mourning state for 8 days, during which no new bills will be given royal assent.

Source: Arise News

It is indeed a great loss to the royal family, British and the world at large.

Rest well Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Drop a word for the honorable husband of Queen Elizabeth.

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