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Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip dies

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced, according to BBC report.

Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip dies

Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip dies

STEPANAKERT, APRIL 9, ARTSAKHPRESS: A statement from Buckingham Palace said: "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.

"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."

The prince married Princess Elizabeth in 1947, five years before she became Queen, and was the longest-serving royal consort in British history.

In March, the Duke of Edinburgh left hospital after a month-long stay for treatment. He underwent a procedure for a pre-existing heart condition at another London hospital - St Bartholomew's.

Prince Philip and the Queen had four children, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.


     

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