Unic Press UK: Prince Philip, 99, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of reigning British monarch, Queen Elizabeth, is dead.
His death, which has been announced by the Royal Family, occurred at Windsor Castle, one of the iconic royal residences, which is situated in the English county of Berkshire.
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. pic.twitter.com/XOIDQqlFPn
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 9, 2021
Salute batteries were fired today at noon across the UK and in Gibraltar in memory of the dead Duke of Edinburgh.
On the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. pic.twitter.com/rZlbY1matF
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) April 9, 2021
Through his extraordinary example, His Royal Highness Prince Philip proved that true partnership has room for both ambition and selflessness — all in service of something greater. Our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen, the Royal Family, and the British people. pic.twitter.com/qbH2ycbcaA
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 9, 2021