The Duke of Edinburgh was 99 (Picture: Getty)

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has died aged 99.

The news was confirmed by Buckingham Palace on April 9, 2021, with the following statement: ‘It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.’

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