Philip was born on 10th June1921 Prince Andrew of Greece and Alice of Battenberg. His family were deposed while he was a very young child and forced to leave the country. He attended school in the United Kingdom before joining the Royal Navy. He married Princess Elizabeth, daughter of King George VI and they began writing to each other. The couple married in 1947 and on his marriage Philip was created Duke of Edinburgh. They have four children, Charles Prince of Wales, Anne Princess Royal, Andrew Duke of York and Edward Earl of Wessex. Elizabeth became Queen in 1952 after the death of her father King George VI.
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Heather Y Wheeler. (2020). Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh b. 1921. Available: https://www.treesofblue.com/prince-philip-duke-of-edinburgh-b-1921. Last accessed April 2nd, 2020