British Royal Prince Philips, Queen's husband, dies at 99

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Husband of Queen Elizabeth-II, Prince Philips died at Windsor Castle, Friday Morning.

The Royal Family announced the news via Twitter. The Royal Family wrote, “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.”

“Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss,” The Royal Family added.

Philips, married to his third cousin, was the longest-serving consort to the British Ruler. Queen Elizabeth is currently the Queen of 15 counties including the United Kingdom.

Philips would have reached his 100 years, had he survived till the 10th of July. He passed away 12 days before the Queen's 95th birthday on the twenty-first of April.

He had been hospitalized in February and was treated for an infection and a preexisting heart condition, Buckingham Palace said. He was released a month later after undergoing a heart procedure.

The British Prime Minister Borris Johnson Issued a statement offering condolences to the Queen.

“We mourn today with Her Majesty The Queen, we offer our condolences to her and to all her family, and we give thanks, as a nation and a Kingdom, for the extraordinary life and work of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” Prime minister Johson said.


Publish : 2021-04-09 19:06:00

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