Prince Phillip had died, he was aged 99 years old, born on 10 June 1921.

The Royal Family confirmed the development through a tweet saying His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

The Duke of Edinburgh was hospitalized in February and, after 4 weeks, returned home to Windsor Castle where has was self-isolating with the queen amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

The statement continues to say Further announcements will be made in due course.

Phillip was born from the Greek and Danish royal families, he joined the British Royal Navy in 1938 at the age of 18 after being educated in France, Germany and the United kingdom.

the prince started corresponding with the then Princess Elizabeth in 1939 and the couple went on to marry in 1947 with the blessing of the King George VI and welcome heir to the throne Prince Charles, Princess Anne Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.

Before the official announcement of their engagement was made, Phillip abandoned his Greek and Danish titles and styles, and adopts his maternal grandparents’ name, Mountbatten.

When Elizabeth attained the Queen’s title in 1952, he left active military service after having reached the rank of commander.

King George granted him the styles of His Royal Highness and created Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich for Phillip, but in 1957 he was made a British prince.

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