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Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth’s Activist Husband, Dies at 99

  • One of the hardest-working members of the British royal family
  • His politically incorrect gaffes amused, appalled the nation
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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Dies at 99
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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, husband and confidant of the U.K.’s Queen Elizabeth II since 1947, has died. He was 99.

The prince “passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle,” according to an emailed statement Friday from the queen’s officials.