Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was a member of the British royal family as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. Philip was born in Greece, into the Greek and Danish royal families, but his family was exiled from the country when he was eighteen months old.

Prince was survived by his wife Queen Elizabeth II and their four children Charles, Prince of Wales, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II

Cause of death

On April 9th, the royal family announced the sad news that the Duke of Edinburgh had passed away at the age of 99. All that was said in regards to his death at the time was that he had ‘passed away peacefully that morning at Windsor Castle.

Prince Philip’s death came following a 28-day stay in hospital for an infection, which included a procedure for a pre-existing heart condition. However, when his death certificate was issued – certified by Sir Huw Thomas, head of the royal medical household – it confirmed there was no specific cause.

Almost a month after he passed away, Prince Philip’s cause of death has now been confirmed: the elderly royal died of old age.

Prince Philip Profile Summary

Full Name Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Date of Birth June 10, 1921
Occupation Author, Soldier, Fleet Admiral, Naval Officer, and Colonel
Marital Status Married, Queen Elizabeth II
No. of Children 4
Date of Death  April 9, 2021
Age of Death 99
Cause of Death Old Age
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