Like Prince Albert, Prince Philip too has a story. They were married in 1947 and Elizabeth II became Queen in 1952, but they gained the status of Prince in 1957.
- Why could Prince Philip not become King of Britain?
London: Britain’s No. 1 contender for the throne. But the wife got the throne. Prince Philip also received the title of Prince several years after Elizabeth II became Queen, following the Queen’s special order. Do you know why it is that Prince Philip remained a Prince all his life and was never called a King/Maharaja despite being the husband of the Queen?
2. Family rules are responsible.
Prince Philip was the longest-serving person in the history of Britain as the husband or wife of a king or queen. He found the oldest age. Prince Philip was married in the year 1947 to Elizabeth II. She was made the Queen of Britain in the year 1952. Let me tell you that the royal house of Britain is unlike that of other royal houses, where the responsibility of the head of the family has been given to a woman.
3. This is the rule.
If a man is holding the throne, then his wife can use the Queen or Queen title. But if the wife occupies the throne, then the husband can get the title of Prince only. A similar incident happened in England with Prince Albert. He was married to Queen Victoria. But after 17 years of marriage, he got the title of Prince Consort in 1857.
4. Like Albert, Philip is also a lifelong Prince.
Like Prince Albert, Prince Philip has a story. They were married in 1947 and Elizabeth II became Queen in 1952, but they gained the status of Prince in 1957. Earlier he was known as Duke of Edinburgh. At the same time, women can gain the status of Queen, King’s wife. However, Camilla Parker, wife of the throne Prince Charles, has said that she would prefer to be a princess instead of a queen.
5. Prince Philip died at the age of 99 today.
Prince Philip died today at the age of 99. Prince Philip was last seen in public in 2017. After this, he had distanced himself from public life. He was walking unwell for a long time and used to stay in Windsor Palace. In addition to Windsor Palace, he was confined to the private Sandringham estate in Norfolk, Queen Victoria. Last month, he stayed in the hospital for 28 days due to a chest infection and then returned to the palace.
6. Official statement released
Prince Philip’s death was confirmed following a statement from Buckingham Palace. In which it is written, ‘Duke of Edinburgh-Prince Philip has died. As the head of the royal family, the Queen herself has confirmed that her husband is no longer in the world. He died in the morning in a peaceful environment.