Prince Philip


Birthday June 10, 1921

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Corfu, Greece

DEATH DATE Apr 9, 2021 (99)

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Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II. He earned the distinction of being the longest-serving and oldest spouse of a reigning British monarch. 

Before Fame

He joined the Royal Navy when he was eighteen years old. That same year, he began corresponding with his third cousin, thirteen-year-old Princess Elizabeth.


As Chairman of the Coronation Commission, he was the first member of the royal family to fly in a helicopter.

Family Life

He had four children: Prince Andrew, Duke of York; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Edward; and King Charles III.

Associated With

His son, King Charles III, became the heir to the British throne and was crowned king in 2023.