Prince Philip of Great Britain, the Duke of Edinburgh, poses in his military uniform around 1990.
Prince Philip was born into the royal families of Greece and Denmark. His family left Greece in 1922 and settled in Paris after his uncle, King Constantine I, was deposed.
Prince Philip is dressed for a production of “Macbeth” while studying in Scotland in July 1935.
Prince Philip is the youngest of five children and the only child. After the separation of his parents in 1930, he was sent to England and raised by his maternal grandmother and uncle.
Prince Philip sat with his fiancee, Princess Elizabeth, in July 1947. He became a naturalized British citizen and a commoner, using the surname Mountbatten, an English translation of his mother’s maiden name. He was also an officer in the British Royal Navy and fought in World War II.
Prince Philip and Princess Elizabeth were married in November 1947.
Prince Philip plays a game of cricket in a village in July 1949.
Philip and Elizabeth hold their children, Prince Charles and Princess Anne, in August 1951.
Prince Philip and Princess Elizabeth dance in Ottawa in October 1951.
Prince Philip and Princess Elizabeth were on a tour of the community when their father, King George VI, died on February 6, 1952. She was next in line to the throne.
Prince Philip waves from the balcony of Buckingham Palace after his wife’s coronation in June 1953.
Prince Philip sails during the Cowes Regatta in August 1962.
Prince Philip laughs as the Beatles fight over the Carl Alan award he gave the band in March 1964.
The Queen and Prince Philip, accompanied by sons Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, wave from a balcony at Buckingham Palace during a parade in June 1964.
The royal couple returns to Buckingham Palace after a ceremony in June 1965.
The Queen and Prince Philip left Westminster Abbey in April 1966.
Prince Philip competes in a bicycle polo match in August 1967.
Prince Philip paints during the filming of the documentary “Royal Family” in 1969.
Prince Philip and his daughter, Princess Anne, prepare a barbecue on the Balmoral Castle estate in August 1972.
The Queen and Prince Philip attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show in April 1976.
Prince Philip participates in the World Transport Driving Championship in 1980.
Prince Phillip fished in a Scottish lake in 1993.
Prince Phillip hunts at the Sandringham estate in 1994.
Prince Phillip visits the London Stock Exchange in 1998.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela talks to Prince Philip in November 2000.
Prince Philip rides a mini motorcycle at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in May 2005.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, takes part in a commemoration of Community Day in London in 2011.
The Queen and Prince Philip attend the annual Color Troop ceremony in June 2011.
Prince Philip visits Sherborne Abbey during his wife’s Diamond Jubilee tour in May 2012.
The Queen presented Prince Philip with New Zealand’s highest honor, the Order of New Zealand, at Buckingham Palace in June 2013.
Prince Philip visits the 1st Battalion of Guarda Granadeiro in February 2014.
The royal couple arrives at the Royal Ascot horse racing in June 2014.
Prince Philip signs the guest book at Hillsborough Castle in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in June 2014.
Prince Philip smiles when visiting an Auxiliary Air Force squadron in Edinburgh, Scotland, in July 2015.
Prince Phillip and his grandson Prince Harry attend the Rugby World Cup final in October 2015.
The queen and Prince Philip wave to the guests in June 2016, during their 90th anniversary celebrations.
Prince Philip feeds an elephant with a banana in Dunstable, England, in April 2017.
Prince Philip speaks to school children in May 2017, during a visit to the Lord’s cricket ground in London. He opened the new Warner Stand on site.
Prince Philip makes his last public appearance before his retirement in August 2017, participating in a Royal Navy parade at Buckingham Palace. The event also marked the end of Philip’s 64 years as captain-general, the ceremonial leader of the Royal Marines.
This portrait, painted by Ralph Heimans, shows Prince Philip in the Great Hall of Windsor Castle. It was revealed in December 2017.
Prince Philip goes to the wedding of his grandson, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in May 2018.
Prince Philip poses with the wedding party after Harry and Meghan’s wedding in May 2018.
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attend a polo match in Egham, England, in June 2018.
Prince Philip speaks to Sir David Attenborough before an Order of Merit lunch in May 2019.
The queen and Prince Philip pose for a photo in June 2020, before Philip’s 99th birthday.
The Queen and Prince Philip look at a homemade birthday card that was given to them by their great-grandchildren, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis in November 2020.