The Duke of Edinburgh: A life in pictures

Prince Philip married Elizabeth Windsor in 1947. Credit: PA

Prince Philip, who has died aged 99, lived a long life marked by joy and tragedy.

Here we take look at back at the Duke of Edinburgh's most significant moments.

The Duke of Edinburgh joined the Royal Navy at the age of 18 Credit: British Pathe
The Duke of Edinburgh, as a serving officer in the Royal Navy Credit: PA
Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh on their wedding day Credit: PA
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh wave from the balcony to crowds around the gates of Buckingham Palace after the Coronation. Credit: PA
Princess Elizabeth holds Princess Anne, with the Duke of Edinburgh holding Prince Charles, in the grounds of Clarence House. Credit: PA
1955: The Duke of Edinburgh drives the Queen around the grounds of Windsor in a Land Rover. Credit: PA
JFK and his wife Jacqueline meeting the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh Credit: PA
The Duke of Edinburgh Awards were launched in 1956. Credit: PA
The Queen and Prince Philip were married for over 70 years. Credit: PA
The Queen with one of the dogs and the Duke of Edinburgh at a polo event in Windsor Great Park Credit: PA
The Duke of Edinburgh approaches Adélie penguins on Penguin Rookery Base W in Antarctica in 1957.
The Duke was a keen sportsman. Credit: PA
The Duke officially opening the International Festival of Music and Drama, at Edinburgh Castle in 1952. Credit: PA
Prince Philip with the Queen and their children. Credit: PA
The Duke of Edinburgh driving his carriage at Cirencester Park Credit: PA
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh on a tour to Fiji during the Silver Jubilee year of 1977 Credit: Ron Bell/PA
The Duke, alongside Prince Charles, watch on as the coffin of Lord Mountbatten is carried following his assassination in 1979. Credit: PA
The Duke spent his career meeting world leaders, including George Bush Snr in 1989. Credit: PA
Tony Blair and his wife Cherie with the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in 1997 Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA
Prince Philip (far left) attends the funeral of Princess Diana. Credit: PA
Meeting Nelson Mandela in 2003. Credit: PA
Prince Philip with William and Harry in 2006. Credit: PA
The duke gives a speech after receiving an honorary doctorate of marine science from Plymouth University Credit: Tim Ireland/PA
Thousands of young people across the UK have taken part in the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi’s wedding Credit: Benjamin Wheeler/Princess Beatrice/PA
The Duke of Edinburgh with his second son the Duke of York Credit: Joe Giddens/PA
The Duke of Edinburgh leaving hospital after a hip operation in 2018 Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle in 2020. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA
The Duke of Edinburgh being driven away from King Edward VII’s Hospital after a month in hospital in 2021. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA
The announcement of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace
HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh passed away on Friday 9 April 2021. Credit: The Royal Family