Prince Philip’s life in photos: The husband of Queen Elizabeth II has died at 99

A painting of Prince Philip shows him in a royal sash with hands behind his back.
A 2017 painting of Prince Philip by artist Ralph Heimans depicts him in the Grand Corridor at Windsor Castle.
(Buckingham Palace)

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, father of Prince Charles, and patriarch of a turbulent royal family, died Friday at Windsor Castle in England. He was 99.

A statement from Buckingham Palace on Friday said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”

A look back at his life in pictures.

A 1967 portrait of a smiling Prince Philip
Prince Philip in Winnipeg in 1967.
Newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Philip
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip wave from the balcony of Buckingham Palace after her coronation in 1952.
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Queen Elizabeth II holds the arm of Prince Philip at a ceremonial occasion
Queen Elizabeth II is escorted by Prince Philip to speak during the opening of Parliament in November 2002.
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip stand back-to-back in a 1958 portrait
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip pose for a portrait in December 1958 at home in Buckingham Palace.
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip arrive dressed up for Royal Ascot
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip arrive at Royal Ascot in July 1962.
Prince Philip behind the wheel of a car with Queen Elizabeth II and a young Prince Charles and Princess Anne
Prince Philip drives the royal family to an Easter stay at Windsor Castle in 1956. Prince Charles sits behind Queen Elizabeth II while Princess Anne waves from behind her father.
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The royal family sits outside in 1951 with two small children
Prince Philip and then-Princess Elizabeth sit outside with their children, Prince Charles and a nearly year-old Princess Anne, in 1951.
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Royal family members line up for a funeral
En route to the Queen Mother’s funeral in 2002, Prince Andrew (from left), Prince Charles, Prince Philip, Princess Anne and Prince Edward follow the coffin.
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Prince Philip smiles as a line of young people burst into laughter
Prince Philip attends a ceremony in 2010 to present the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards.
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip sit in a dark car
Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II leave a party during her Jubilee year in 2002, marking 50 years of her reign.
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Prince Philip attends an event in naval uniform in 2012.
Prince Philip watches festivities from the royal barge during Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant in 2012.
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Prince Philip smiles and Prince William laughs at an outdoor event.
Prince Phillip and Prince William enjoy the buildup to the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match.
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Elizabeth Taylor curtsies in a row of people as Prince Philip greets her.
Elizabeth Taylor, with then-husband Michael Wilding, is greeted by Prince Philip in November 1955 as actress Jackie Lane looks on.
Prince Philip wears a ceremonial garland as he speaks to India's premier.
Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru welcomes Prince Philip to New Delhi in January 1959, as Philip began a world tour.
Prince Philip, Nancy Reagan and former President Reagan laugh as they stand in a formal line.
Prince Philip talks with former President Reagan and his wife, Nancy, at a 1989 dinner in Beverly Hills.
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Queen Elizabeth II clasps hands with First Lady Michelle Obama, flanked by Prince Philip and President Obama
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visit Buckingham Palace in 2009.
(John Stillwell / Associated Press)
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in full regalia in the House of Lords
Queen Elizabeth II sits next to Prince Philip in the House of Lords as she waits to read the Queen’s Speech to lawmakers in May 2012.
(Alastair Grant / Associated Press)
Prince Philip, in his role as Captain-General of the Royal Marines, talks to uniformed troops.
In his final solo appearance before retiring from royal duties, Prince Philip talks to troops on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace on Aug. 2, 2017.
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Prince Philip walks away lifting his hat.
Prince Philip retired from royal duties in August 2017 and celebrated his 70th wedding anniversary with the queen later that year.
(Hannah McKay / Associated Press)