Prince Philip is Dead

Buckingham Palace announced Friday, 9 April 2021, that Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has died.

In a statement, the British Royalty said:” It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”

The same message has been shared on Twitter:


The husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, Philip was in hospital for a month until March 16 and returned to Windsor Castle after being treated for an infection and undergoing a medical procedure.

He had been treated in two different hospitals — King Edward VII’s Hospital and St Bartholomew’s Hospital. On March 4, he had undergone a successful medical procedure on a heart condition.

Philip retired from public duties in 2017, and had withdrawn from the public. In fact, both he and the Queen received their coronavirus vaccinations in early January.

His last public statement was early this month when praised those involved in the fight against the pandemic. He and Queen Elizabeth II had been married for 73 years.


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