The Real home British has reported this Friday the death of the prince Philip of Edinburgh, husband of the Queen Elizabeth II of England. “His Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will be made in due course, ”Buckingham Palace reported.
In its note, the Royal House adds: “It is with great regret that Her Majesty the Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, Her Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.” Furthermore, Buckingham notes that the British Royal Family “joins people around the world in mourning this loss.”
Prince Philip dies after becoming the clongest-lived monarchical member of the British Crown, with more than seventy years with Queen Elizabeth II.
100 years in June
After spending more than two weeks in hospital, last March, Buckingham announced in a statement that Philip of Edinburgh he had undergone a “successful” heart operation. The reason, according to a statement, was “a pre-existing condition”, although it was not specified.
“His Royal Highness will remain in hospital for treatment, rest and recovery for an unknown number of days,” said the British Royal House at the time. Finally the consort was discharged and left the hospital by car, with a strong judicial device.
Prince Philip of Edinburgh, who would have turned 100 in June, had already undergone surgery in 2011 for a blocked coronary artery.