Prince Philip. Duke of Edinburgh, husband to British Queen Elizabeth II, died on 9 April, 2021.
On the day of his death, the flag at Buckingham Palace was lowered to half-mast and a notice was posted on the gates to mark the duke's death.
In tribute to the duke, Westminster Abbey began tolling its tenor bell once every 60 seconds at 18:00 BST. It rang out 99 times to honour each year of his life.
The prince of Greece and Denmark
Prince Philip was born on 10 July 1921 in Corfu, Greece, he was born Prince of Greece and Denmark, the only son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and his wife Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess of Greece and Denmark.
The first lieutenant of Royal Navy
Prince Philip joined Royal Navy in 1939, In October of 1941, he became first lieutenant of HMS Wallace, at 21 years old one of the youngest first lieutenants in the Royal Navy.
The Royal Groom
Prince Philip's engagement to Princess Elizabeth was announced on 10 July 1947. Prior to the annoucement, he abandoned his Greek and Danish titles and styles, became a naturalised British subject, and adopted his maternal grandparents' surname Mountbatten.
He was married to Elizabeth on 20 November 1947. Just before the wedding, he was granted the style His Royal Highness and created Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich by King George VI, Elizabeth's father.
The commander of Royal Navy
After his honeymoon, Prince Philip returned to the navy. From 1949, he was stationed in Malta. On 16 July 1950, he was promoted to lieutenant commander; On 30 June 1952, Philip was promoted to commander, though his active naval career had ended in July 1951.
The royal consort
In 1952, when Elizabeth became queen in 1952, Philip left active military service. Since then, he has accompanied her on her public events as a royal consort.
On 14 November 1948, 6 days before their wedding anniversary, Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth had their first child Prince Charles. The couple have four children: Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.
The British Prince
On 22 February 1957, Queen Elizabeth granted her husband the style and title of a Prince of the United Kingdom by Letters Patent, and it was gazetted that he was to be known as "His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh"
Prince Philip loves sports like cricket, polo, horse riding, flying. He has also helped develop the equestrian event of carriage driving.
Prince Philips is also a painter who paints will oils. His most famous painting was that of his wife the queen, at the intimate moment when she has her breakfast.
On 29 July 1981, Prince Charles, Prince Philip's oldest son, married Princess Diana, and became father-in-law of Lady Diana, the most famous royal in the world.
The grand father
On 21 June 1982, Prince Philip became grand father for the first time, when Prince William, the first son of Prince Charles and Princess Dian was born.
At the time of his death, Prince Philips was grandfather of 8 grandchildren.
He was married to Queen Elizabeth II for 73 years and was the longest-serving royal consort in British history, serving the Queen for more than six decades of her reign.
Prince Philips died at 99, just 3 month before his 100th birthday, which he did not want to celebrate in a grand scale.