Prince Philip of the British Royal Family has died at the age of 99, Buckingham Palace has announced on social media. “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle,” the official Twitter account of the British Royal Family announced on Friday.
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
“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 statement said. Condolences are pouring in from across the world regarding the demise of Prince Philip.
My deep condolences to HM The Queen and the Royal Family. I once had the privilege of meeting Prince Philip, cheeky, mischievous and charming with public service running through his veins. A deep loss. https://t.co/CmAXmXNWjc— Paul Holmes MP (@pauljholmes) April 9, 2021
So very very sad – he will be incredibly missed. The Queen will be devastated 😞 https://t.co/3exkpJ6wMW— Andrea Leadsom MP (@andrealeadsom) April 9, 2021
One of the last of his generation, apart from Queen Elizabeth.— Man Aman Singh Chhina (@manaman_chhina) April 9, 2021
An incredible journey has come to an end. https://t.co/1Bu35qc9r1
Prince Philip was the husband of Queen Elizabeth the second. He had four children, Charles, Prince of Wales, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.