The 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip has passed away.
The Buckingham Palace announced the news early on Friday morning.
“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,” the palace’s statement read.
“His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle,” it added.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark on 10 June 1921.
He would have turned 100 on June 10.
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