Born in Greece, husband of queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip to step down from British royal duties. From autumn this years, the 95-year-old royal father, husband and grandfather will retire from all kind of royal duties, said by Buckingham Palace this Thursday, this will mark the six decades of British public service.
Known as Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Edward Philip has drawn attention of the public by grabbing gaffes headlines the has been one of the queen’s long companion and support since her 65-years of reign; she often describing Prince Philip as her inspiration and strength.
In a statement, Buckingham Palace said, the will be attending all previously scheduled arrangements between May and August; however, that individually or with the Queen. After that, no more engagements will be accepted although he may want to attend in the future.
The Queen will continue her public duties and all engagements.