The 9th of April was when when the longest lived male member of the British Royal Family, Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh passed away. Prince Philip was born on 10th June 1921 from a Danish and Greece royal family. He was a lifelong companion to the Queen.
Prince Philip, was a sports enthusiast who helped developed the equestrian event of carriage driving. He retired from royal duties on 2nd August 2017 after 22,219 solo engagements and 5,493 speeches since his royal duties begun in 1952. There have been so many tributes paid to the Duke of Edinburgh. Prince William described his grandfather as an “extraordinary man” while Prince Harry said he was “a man of service and the legend of banter”.
“I will miss my Grandpa, but I know he would want us to get on with the job” William added. The cause of the Duke’s death is not disclosed but reports from the palace