Death of Prince Philip: "He was in the service of the Queen and the Crown"

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Prince Philip died on Friday April 9 at the age of 99.


By: Florent Guignard

7 mins

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elisabeth II, died this Friday, April 9 at the age of 99.

Married in 1947, he had met the young princess before going to war in 1939. Elizabeth's premature access to the throne due to the death of King George VI had forced him to quit his military career and stay , sometimes in difficulty, in the shadow of the queen.

To talk about it, Antoine Michelland, senior reporter for

Point de Vue


specialist in the British monarchy. 

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