Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died at Windsor Castle on Friday morning. The royal family said in a statement: “Deep announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He died peacefully at Windsor Castle this morning in the morning,” the royal family said in a statement.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a statement: “Prince Philip has won the sympathy of the United Kingdom, the entire Commonwealth and the rest of the world.” The BBC-branded radio station interrupted the show to inform listeners of the death. news. The special edition was also broadcast on British television, and the condolences from all over the world were very loud.
Prince Philip also bid farewell to the sports world. The husband of the Queen of England has been in contact with the sports world since he was a child. In the UK, Prince Philip’s sports activities are mainly related to horse riding. In 1980, he won the world championship in carriage driving and served as the president of the International Equestrian Federation from 1964 to 1986.
Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II often appear together on the track of Ascot Racecourse, and they are excited about horse racing. Francis Brooke, the representative of Queen Ascot, said: “One of the most fond memories will be 2013. That year, Prince Philip presented Queen Elizabeth II with a trophy to commemorate his horse Istik’s famous performance. Victory in the Gold Cup.”
Prince Philip is interested in many sports activities and has carried out many sports activities. He fell in love with cricket since he was a child and was a professional polo player until he was 50 years old. Prince Philip is also very interested in football: together with the Queen, he presented the only World Championship trophy so far to the representative of England, and he often participated in the opening ceremonies of the new stadium and football center. country.
In 2012, Prince Philip frequented the London Olympic venues. Three years later, he also participated in the Rugby World Cup finals. New Zealand defeated Australia.
Prince Philip is the longest-lived spouse of rulers in the history of the British Empire and the eldest son of a British monarch during his reign. Since the death of King George VI on February 6, 1952, he has served as the spouse of the prince. Accompanied by Queen Elizabeth II, he has four children: Carol, Anna, Andre and Edward.