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BREAKING NEWS: Queen Elizabeth II’s Husband: Prince Philip, The Duke of Endiburgh Died at Age 99 -[WATCH VIDEO]

MARCH 4th 2021: Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh is recovering from heart surgery for a pre-existing condition, Buckingham Palace has announced. - FEBRUARY 17th 2021: Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh has been hospitalized. He was admitted to King Edward VII's Hospital in London, England as a precautionary measure after feeling unwell. - File Photo by: zz/KGC-512/STAR MAX/IPx 2020 6/9/20 Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh is pictured on June 9, 2020 in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle ahead of his 99th birthday on June 10th. (Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK)
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A confirmed report convened has it that Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has died at the age of 99, Buckingham Palace has announced.

In a statement, the Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”

The statement continued: “The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”

Prince Philip’s death comes just weeks after he was discharged from hospital, where he underwent a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition after feeling unwell. His passing is a significant moment for the UK after he has been by the Queen’s side for her entire 68-year reign on the throne.

The BBC interrupted its normal programming and went dark as it brought viewers and listeners news of the Duke of Edinburgh’s demise. An official notification of his death was also placed outside of Buckingham Palace, while the Palace’s union jack was lowered to half-mast.

Speaking on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, Prime minister Boris Johnson said Prince Philip “helped to steer the Royal Family and the monarchy so that it remains an institution indisputably vital to the balance and happiness of our national life.”

Prince Philip was born on June 10, 1921, on the Greek island of Corfu. He married Princess Elizabeth in 1947 and was by her side during her coronation to the throne in 1953. Together, they had four children, eight grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.