Buckingham Palace Announces: Death of Prince Philip at the age of 99

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It was with deep sorrow when Queen Elizabeth II announced the death of her beloved husband, Prince Philip, who passed away peacefully, morning time at Windsor Castle at the age of 99.  Prince Philip had been admitted last February 17, 2021 after feeling unwell at King Edward VII Hospital in London. Then, the Duke was confirmed being treated for an infection and was transferred to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital wherein he also undergone testing for pre-existing heart condition. He got a heart surgery and was discharged from a month-long stay in the hospital for treatment in mid-March this year. At Windsor, the Duke spent his last days with his wife, the Queen.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (June 10, 1921 to April 9, 2021)

Prince Philip having the seven decades of service, He once referred to himself as “the world’s most experienced plaque unveiler”, while Queen Elizabeth II as his “constant strength and guide.” For people’s awareness, the announcement that the Duke has died was posted on the gates of the Palace.

A sign has been displayed on the palace gates announcing the death of Duke of Edinburgh.