Saturday, December 24, 2011

Life And Times Of Prince Philip In Pictures

The Duke of Edinburgh at 90: the life and times of Prince Philip in pictures

Prince Philip was born on 10 June 1921. He is pictured above in July 1922

Prince Philip of Greece, dressed in Greek national costume, is seen in this undated photo, when he attended the MacJannet American School in the Paris suburb of St Cloud. This picture was signed and presented to Donald R MacJannet, by Prince Philip on his ninth birthday in 1930.
July 1947: A picture taken after the announcement of the engagement of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip
20 November 1947: Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip leave Westminster Abbey in London after their wedding ceremony
1947: Princess Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip pose during their honeymoon in Malta, where he was stationed with the Royal Navy
1 December 1948: The Queen holds Prince Charles in his christening gown, while her husband the Duke Of Edinburgh looks on
2 June 1953: The Duke of Edinburgh with Queen Elizabeth II on her Coronation
31 July 1955: The Duke of Edinburgh and Sir William Becher toss as rival captains before a cricket match at Badminton, in aid of the National Playing Fields Association
5 June 1961: American President John Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline with Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace
9 April 1968: The Queen and Duke Of Edinburgh with sons, Prince Andrew, Prince Charles, Prince Edward and daughter Princess Anne in the garden at Frogmore Estate, Berkshire
September 1972: The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh pose at Balmoral to celebrate their Silver Wedding anniversary
20 November 1972: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh pose with their children for a Silver Wedding Anniversary group photo in the Belgian suite at Buckingham Palace
7 June 1977: Earl Mountbatten of Burma, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh wave from the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Silver Jubilee procession
9 September 1979: The Prince of Wales and Duke of Edinburgh attend the funeral of Earl Louis Mountbatten (1900 - 1979) in full Naval regalia
29 July 1981: The Queen, the Prince of Wales, Princess Diana and the Duke Edinburgh stand on the Buckingham Palace balcony after the wedding of Charles and Diana
4 August 1982: Diana, Princess of Wales holds her son Prince William, while her husband the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen and the Queen Mother look on at Buckingham Palace after Prince William's christening ceremony
18 September 1982: Prince Andrew talks to his parents aboard the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible, as he is welcomed home on his return from the Falklands war, where he served as a helicopter pilot
26 October 1982: The Queen takes a photo of her husband during their visit to the South Sea Islands of Tuvalu
14 October 1986: The Queen and Prince Philip visit the Great Wall of China
6 September 1997: The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince William, Earl Spencer, Prince Harry and the Prince of Wales follow the coffin of Diana, Princess of Wales, to Westminster Abbey during her funeral
5 April 2002: Prince Andrew, Prince Charles, Prince Phillip, Princess Anne and Prince Edward follow the Queen Mother's coffin as her funeral procession heads for Westminster Hall 
 4 December 2002: The Duke of Edinburgh looks at a cartoon of Queen Elizabeth II standing behind the bar in the Old Vic pub from TV show EastEnders drawn by Trogg for the Golden Jubilee

13 May 2005: The Duke of Edinburgh rides on a mini motorbike during the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Home Park, Windsor Castle

22 October 2006: The Duke of Edinburgh talks to members of the Queen's Royal Hussars during a surprise visit to Iraq to see British troops serving in Basra

18 November 2007: The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh pose at Broadlands, before their Diamond Anniversary

24 May 2011: Queen Elizabeth II poses with US President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle Obama and the Duke of Edinburgh in the Music Room of Buckingham Palace ahead of a State Banquet


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