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- Prince Philip, the Queen's husband of 73 years, died Friday morning at age 99.
- Prince Charles is the first of the Queen's children to speak publicly on the death of their father.
- He said Philip "would have been amazed" at "the touching things that have been said about him."
The Prince of Wales is the first of the Queen and Prince Philip's four children to make a public statement following the death of their father.
, who was 99, died on Friday morning at Windsor Castle, according to Buckingham Palace.
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Prince Charles - the oldest child of the Queen and Prince Philip, and the heir to the British throne - recognized his father's service to the Commonwealth in his statement, which was "on behalf of the royal family."
He said: "I particularly wanted to say that my father, for I suppose the last 70 years, has given the most remarkable, devoted service to The Queen, to my family and to the country, but also to the whole of the Commonwealth."
"As you can imagine, my family and I miss my father enormously. He was a much loved and appreciated figure and apart from anything else, I can imagine, he would be so deeply touched by the number of other people here and elsewhere around the world and the Commonwealth, who also I think, share our loss and our sorrow," Prince Charles continued.
Britain's Prince Philip dies at age 99
As the longest-serving consort, Prince Philip supported his wife, Queen Elizabeth, throughout the transformation of a once-global British Empire."His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle," the royal family announced. "Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.
"My dear Papa was a very special person who I think above all else would have been amazed by the reaction and the touching things that have been said about him and from that point of view we are, my family, deeply grateful for all that," Prince Charles added.
"It will sustain us in this particular loss and at this particularly sad time. Thank you," he said.
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and underwent a procedure for a preexisting heart condition. He returned to Windsor Castle . Prince Charles was pictured while he was hospitalized.
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth’s Activist Husband, Dies at 99
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, husband and confidant of the U.K.’s Queen Elizabeth II since 1947, has died. He was 99. The prince “passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle,” according to an emailed statement Friday from the Queen’s officials.Philip’s death comes at a moment of profound change for the U.K. Five years after the vote to leave the European Union, Britain is trying to heal the wounds from the Brexit process, while recovering from the pandemic that pushed the economy into its deepest recession for 300 years.
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