In Pictures: Duke of Edinburgh through the decades

Looking back at the long life of public service of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh is celebrating his 99th birthday tomorrow. He has been a truly devoted partner to the Queen through the years. Today we are looking back at his life in photos over the years.

The Prince Philip Gordonstoun Foundation

The Duke of Edinburgh, centre, was a pupil at Gordonstoun School in Moray, Scotland

Queen’s Christmas broadcast

Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh had their first child, Prince Charles, in 1948

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Philip and the Queen have met countless foreign dignitaries, including US presidents such as Gerald Ford and his wife Betty at the White House

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Edward, the Queen, Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Prince Charles in the grounds of Frogmore House, Windsor, in 1968

The duke with Prince Edward, the Queen, Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Prince Charles in the grounds of Frogmore House, Windsor, in 1968

Anne in the arms of Princess Elizabeth, with the Duke of Edinburgh, holding Charles, in the grounds of Clarence House in 1951

The duke being playful with Anne, while holding Charles, in the grounds of Clarence House in 1951

Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement

The duke served in the forces and paid a surprise visit to Iraq to see British troops serving in Basra in 2006

Order of Merit service

Philip has been known for his sense of humour and occasional gaffes

Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were greeted by huge crowds when the Queen turned 90

Braemar Royal Highland Gathering

Philip and the Queen enjoy spending time in Scotland, including regular visits to the Braemar Royal Highland Gathering

Polo at Guards Polo Club

They had been married since 1947

Royal Windsor Horse Show

Well into his nineties, the Duke of Edinburgh drove carriages during the Royal Windsor Horse Show in Windsor, Berkshire

Duke of Edinburgh car crash

But the duke surrendered his driving licence after a crash near Sandringham

The Duke of Edinburgh celebrates his 99th birthday with the release of an official photograph marking the milestone.

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13th Jun 2020
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Thanks Silversurfers, today I have enjoyed the plants great enjoy full sun article and the Queen official birthday tribute.
10th Jun 2020
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Congratulations Prince Philip on your 99th Birthday
10th Jun 2020
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We share our birthdays!
When I was young, my mother used to tell me that the playing of the National anthem on the radio was not just for the duke, but for everyone with a birthday!
Margaret Hart
9th Jun 2020
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To pass it on to anyone else.

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Margaret Hart
9th Jun 2020
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The Duke has been no angel but he has certainly been their for the Queen all the way and she adores him.

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I don’t think our world will ever be the same again when this Covid 19 virus eventually ends (if it does). Most of our people have behaved as has been asked but there are always the minority who think they can do as they like and make it worse for everybody. At the moment too many people are ignoring the social distancing which could cause the whole horror to flare up again. I haven’t been out since March as I have other issues and I would. Never want t
9th Jun 2020
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Lovely photos. He too has served our country well.

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