📸 In Pictures: The life of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

He served in the Royal Navy during World War II and became the longest-serving consort in British history; HRH The Duke of Edinburgh led a full and important life

An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh has always had a close connection with the UK Armed Forces.

Take a look back at some moments throughout HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s life👇

*Photos are not in chronological order

An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Majesty the Queen onboard ex-ship HMS Endurance.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Majesty The Queen are pictured onboard HMS Endurance reviewing the multinational fleet in 2005 as the Royal Navy celebrated Trafalgar Bicentennial Year.
An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Majesty The Queen at RAF Valley.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Majesty The Queen at RAF Valley with Flight Lieutenant Wales following a tour of the UK Military Flying Training School (UKMFTS).
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh has always maintained a close relationship with the Armed Forces.
An image of Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at the Diamond Jubilee Muster Parade.
Her Majesty The Queen pictured with HRH The Duke of Edinburgh during the Diamond Jubilee Muster Parade.
An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Majesty The Queen leaving Buckingham Palace.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Majesty The Queen are pictured leaving Buckingham Palace.
An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh waving to crowds.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh waves to crowds whilst onboard the Royal Barge, the Spirit of Chartwell.
An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle on 09 April at the age of 99.
An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh taking the Royal Salute.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh takes the Royal Salute.
An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh during a presentation of a new banner to the Army Cadet Force.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh during a presentation of a new banner to the Army Cadet Force.
An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh pictured in 1953 as Her Majesty The Queen arrives to unveil the Air Forces Memorial.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh pictured in 1953 as Her Majesty The Queen arrives to unveil the Air Forces Memorial.
An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Majesty The Queen.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Majesty The Queen were married for 73 years.
An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and members of the Royal Family admiring the flypast of aircraft over Buckingham Palace.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and members of the Royal Family admire the flypast of aircraft over Buckingham Palace to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain in July 2015.
A young Prince Philip refuels his Harvard training aircraft during flying training in 1953.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh refuels his Harvard training aircraft during flying training in 1953.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh left the Royal Navy in 1952 to support Her Majesty The Queen with her Royal duties but remained close to the Armed Forces throughout his life.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh pictured during Her Majesty The Queen’s birthday parade in 2011.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh pictured during Her Majesty The Queen’s birthday parade in 2011.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh pictured in 1953 attending the Coldstream Guards Sergeants Mess.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh pictured in 1953 attending the Coldstream Guards Sergeants Mess.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh pictured in 2017 at the Grenadier Guards Black Sunday.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh pictured in 2017 at the Grenadier Guards Black Sunday.
An image of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

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