Prince Philip recently celebrated his 98th birthday.
If the English tabloid has dubbed him the "Duke of Hazard", that is to say the Duke of Risk, he owes it only in his angular way, but rather to his style sometimes less royal. Now the Prince's consort of Queen Elizabeth II (93) celebrated his 98th birthday.An Egyptian age that the descendants of the royal families of Greece and Denmark have since reached.
Prince Philip does not want to live up to 100 years
But just a few years ago, Prince Philip could not imagine that, as writer Gyles Brandreth explains in an article in the British newspaper "Telegraph". As a result, Prince Philip, in 2000, after the 100th birthday of his mother-in-law, who died today, Queen Mom (deceased in 2002), commented on the subject. At that time, according to him, he did not think he was about to reach that unreal age.
Prince Philip: "Parts of me are already falling"
As the article says, 19 years ago, Prince Philip "could not imagine who could be a hundred years old, and he has no interest in joining the Centenarian Club," he said. said jokingly. In the interview: "Parts of me are already falling." He was there again, the notorious "Duke of Hazard" By the way: The Buckingham Palace did not reveal how the Royal wanted to celebrate his birthday. it was said.
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Prince Philip has retired from the public
Philip, who spent the last two years as a royal retiree, mainly at Sandringham Manor, caused a serious accident earlier this year. Two women were injured. After a long public debate on seniors driving, he gave his driving license. The Duke of Edinburgh is barely visible to the public. Also on he did not attend the colorful military show "Trooping the Color"At the wedding of a member of the royal family in May, he was in a good mood and joked with the other guests.
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