How old is Prince Phillip in 2019

Prince Philip († 99) is dead: mourning Queen Elizabeth II's husband.

Mourning the Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died at the age of 99. This is announced by Buckingham Palace.

At the age of 99, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, died in Windsor Castle on April 9, 2021, according to an official announcement from Buckingham Palace. The Queen mourns her husband. Members of the British Royal Family mourn their father, grandpa and great-grandfather.

Prince Philip has been in excellent health for a long time, but has had to go to hospital for short periods in recent years. Pure precautionary measures, it was often said on the part of the palace. He was last treated in February 2021. Back then, the native Greek insisted on entering the private King Edward VII hospital in London on his own two feet.

His doctors had advised him to stay because he had previously felt uncomfortable, but Philip had been "in good spirits". There was no connection with the corona virus, it said. In January 2021, the palace had announced that the Queen and Prince Philip had received their first vaccination against it.

Prince Philips health status in recent years

At the end of 2019, Philip had been treated for a few days in the same hospital because of a previous illness. In previous years, there were stays in the clinic for various reasons - including a bladder infection, an abdominal operation and a heart condition. In early 2019, the man who married Princess Elizabeth, now Queen, over 70 years ago, had a headline-grabbing car accident.

He could still spend a lot of time with her in his old age. The two retired together at Windsor Castle near London due to the coronavirus pandemic. Usually Philip lived most of the time - since his retirement from his royal duties in 2017 - at the Sandringham manor in Norfolk, east England, far from his wife, who lived in Buckingham Palace.

Prince Philip, a passionate carriage driver, was the patron of hundreds of organizations during his long royal life, he made over 22,000 individual appearances and gave a good 5,500 speeches. Prince Philip would have turned 100 on June 10, 2021.