The Prince Philip, the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II died at Windsor Castle on Friday morning. Buckingham Palace announced that weeks after he was released for heart treatment from a two-week hospital stay.
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Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, Prince Philip Boris Johnson added: “We thank the Duke as a nation and as a kingdom for the extraordinary life and labour of many generations here in Germany and around the Commonwealth,” he said.
The Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury and Church of England’s highest priest, said that he “welcomes the loss of the Duke with the rest of the UK and the Commonwealth, who consistently put other people’s concerns before himself.”
Keir Starmer, the Labor Party leader in the United Kingdom, said that the nation was “lost an extraordinary official.”
The first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, said that she was “saddened by the news” and sent the Queen’s and her family “personal and deepest condolences.”
Shortly after the news broke, Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Edinburgh, said, “I was very sad to hear, a little while ago, that His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh, died in age 99 from Buckingham Palace.”
Johnson went on, “Here in Britain, throughout the Commonwealth and around the world, Prince Philip has received the affection of generations. He was one of the last remaining people of this land to have served in the Second World War. He had been one of the longest servants in history.”
In the fight against Cape Matapan, the Premier also recognised that the Duke was “mentioned in bravery dispatches.”
Prince philip has “incorporated a generation that we will never see any again,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has described him as “not a stranger to Australia,” having visited Australia more than 20 times.
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, declared his ‘thinks with the British people and the Royal Family’ when the Duke passed away, noting that he “had a distinguished military career and was the leader in numerous community service initiatives.”
As Johnson, along with his plan of the Duke of Edinburgh (which shaped and inspired tens of thousands of young people), remarked on Philip’s passions for the environment and the natural world: “To Her Majesty and to Her Family it is to our nation’s thoughts, not only because they are a much-loved and highly esteemed family member, that they have lost and that their thoughts should turn to us today.”
He concluded with Johnson, “On her anniversary, her Majesty said that our country owed her husband more debt than he ever would claim or we will ever know. She said that our nation owed her husband. I’m sure it’s right to estimate.”His Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh were for seventy-three years married and he was described as ‘beloved’ in a statement from the Buckingham Palace with the sad news.
Labor Party leader Keir Starmer also spoke movingly about the continuing relationship with the Queen and bravery of Philip while he served the military. “The UK has lost an exceptional Prince Philip public servant. From his distinguished career in the Royal Navy during the Second World War to his decades of service as the duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip dedicated his life to our country “On Twitter he wrote. He wrote.
He continued, ‘However, for his extraordinary devotion and devotion to the Queen he will especially be remembered. He was at her side for more than seven decades.
“Even as the world around them has changed – most recently in the pandemic – their marriage has symbolised strength, stability and hope.
It was a partnership that inspired millions in and beyond Britain.”