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

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

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 couple had four children, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.(BBC)

  Comments - 7

  • Mike Revere Friday, 09 April 2021 05:46 PM

    Good example of a great marriage and selfless service to the nation

    Odin Saturday, 10 April 2021 05:50 AM

    In truth, he was a Man for all Seasons. May his soul rst in peace!

    Demuni Uduwara Saturday, 10 April 2021 06:16 AM

    An exemplary character. Rest in peace!

    Anton Weerasinghe Saturday, 10 April 2021 07:33 AM

    May his soul rest in peace

    Priyanee Wijesekera Saturday, 10 April 2021 08:53 AM

    The luckiest guy in the world

    Waco Saturday, 10 April 2021 09:05 AM

    May His Soul Rest In Peace!

    Ceylonese Saturday, 10 April 2021 08:08 PM

    He exuded a powerful persona in a dignified manner. No wonder the young Queen-in-waiting was smitten by him at first sight. Rest In Peace.

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