It was announced that Prince Philip, wife of Queen Elizabeth, who had a health problem for a while, passed away.
In a statement made by Buckingham Palace, it was announced that the 99-year-old Prince Philip died this morning in Windsor.
It was stated that Philip, who has been treated at the hospital in recent months and whose health condition is a matter of curiosity, died in peace this morning, and it was emphasized that a comprehensive statement on the subject will be made later.
Flags were lowered in half at Buckingham Palace after the death of Prince Philip.
Philip, who was married to Queen Elizabeth for 73 years and is known as the Queen’s mainstay, held the title of Duke of Edinburgh.
On February 16, he was taken to the King Edward VII Hospital in the capital London and at the end of a two-week treatment period, St. It was announced that Philip, who was transferred to Bart’s Hospital, was in the hospital due to an infection and a heart problem.
It was announced that Prince Philip, who was discharged on March 16, was in good health at that time.
Prince Philip has been married to Queen Elizabeth for 73 years.
CONSIDERATION FROM PRIME MINISTERS
Following the death of Prince Philip, statements came from Scottish Prime Minister Sturgeon and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
“I’m very sorry that the Duke of Edinburgh lost his life,” said Sturgeon. Johnson also announced that he will make a statement shortly.
On the other hand, Workers Party Leader Starmer said, “We lost an extraordinary government official.”
Prince Philip with his grandchildren William, Harry and their wives.
THE MOST WORKING ROYAL MEMBER
The death of Philip, who was preparing to celebrate his 100th birthday in June this year, caused great sadness in England.
Prince Philip, one of the most hard-working members of the royal family, has participated in 22,219 individual events since 1952, and 637 overseas tours.
Prince Philip, who decided to leave his public service at the age of 96 in 2017, attended some public events and made statements in return.
Prince Philip last had a traffic accident in January 2019 and was on the agenda of the country’s press.
HAVE FOUR CHILDREN, 8 Grandchildren
Born on 10 June 1921 in Corfu, Greece, Philip moved to England after his birth and married Elizabeth in 1947.
Philip and Elizabeth had four children, including Prince of Wales Charles, Princess Anne, Duke Andrew of York, and Earl of Wessex.
The couple has 8 grandchildren. Prince William, Prince Harry, Peter Phillips, Zara Phillips, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Lady Louse Windsor and Severn Viscount James are the grandchildren of the couple. Philip, who also had the opportunity to see his grandchildren’s children, has children of his grandchildren named Savannah Phillips, Isla Phillips, Prince George, Mia Tindall, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Lena Tindall, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor and August Philip Brooksbank.