Dead has occurred of 99 years old Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, husband and consort of the British monarch, Elizabeth.
A military career and interest in the upkeep of the environment were some of the most outstanding attributes and contributions to Great Britain.
A devoted husband to Queen Elizabeth, he gave ardent support to the monarchy and for over 70 years, remained a confidant of the Monarch.
Until his death, Prince Philip had suffered a number of health challenges. His influence is said to have stemmed a troubled royal rumble that would have consumed the last days of the British monarchy.