Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, passes away at 99
Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh, breathed his last on Friday at Windsor Castle in England. He was 99.
The royal family announced the news of Prince Philip's demise on their website on Friday morning.
"It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh," the announcement read.
"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."
Philip served the queen for 65 years, including his induction to the Royal Navy, environmental initiatives, development of science and technology have been some of his contributions.
(Edited by Gabriel G Momin)
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