Inside the Private Life of Prince Philip

The rare, unseen moments throughout the royal's 73-year marriage to the Queen.

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Update, 4/9: Prince Philip has died at 99, the Palace confirms.

Believe it or not, Prince Philip has spent 73 of his 99 years of life married to Queen Elizabeth II. When he retired from his royal duties in 2017, many worried the Duke of Edinburgh's health had taken a turn for the worst. Here, a look back at Prince Philip's life—featuring intimate moments with the Queen, laughter with his grandson Prince Harry, and meeting his granddaughter-in-law Meghan Markle.

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1947

Prince Philip arrives at Westminster Abbey for his marriage to Princess Elizabeth with his best man: the Marquess of Milford Haven.

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1947

Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, with her husband Prince Philip during their marriage ceremony at Westminster Abbey in London.

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1947

Prince Philip, otherwise known as the Duke of Edinburgh, and Queen Elizabeth during their honeymoon in Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire. The newlyweds were just 21 (Elizabeth) and 26 (Philip).

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1949

Philip and the Queen with their one-year-old son Prince Charles in the gardens of Windlesham Moor in Surrey, England.

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1949

Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh attending the Royal Horse Show at Windsor.

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1952

The Queen and Prince Philip with their children Princess Anne, 2, and Prince Charles, 4, on the grounds of Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

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1952

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip with Charles and Anne at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

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1953

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh wave at the crowds from the balcony during her Coronation at Buckingham Palace

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1953

Prince Philip at a celebrity cricket match against the Duke of Norfolk at Arundel Castle.

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1954

Prince Philip waves to four-year-old Michael McCarthy during a tour of Mackay in Queensland.

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1954

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh head to Brisbane during their visit to Australia.

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1955

Prince Philip and Prince Charles at Balmoral—the favorite residence of Queen Victoria, the great-grandmother of the Queen.

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1956

Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth visiting Nigeria.

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1961

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip wave as they leave Liverpool after attending a "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" ice show.

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1961

Prince Philip, First Lady Jackie Kennedy, Queen Elizabeth, and President John F. Kennedy attend dinner at Buckingham Palace.

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1961

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in London following their return from a royal tour of India.

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1962

Prince Philip at the helm of his sailboat during the Cowes Regatta.

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1964

Prince Philip playing bicycle polo technique in Windsor Great Park, Berkshire.

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1965

Prince Philip walking with his son Prince Charles at Smith's Lawn in Windsor Great Park.

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1967

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, and Princess Anne visiting the Isles of Scilly.

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1967

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip arriving at the Manoel Theatre in Valleta, Malta.

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1968

Prince Philip on top of a Land Rover pointing out competitors at the Badminton Horse Trials to Queen Elizabeth II as she watches through binoculars.

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1969

Prince Charles talking to his father, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Sandringham shortly before the ceremony marking Charles as Prince of Wales.

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1969

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip fly back to London from a visit to Yorkshire.

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1972

The Queen and the Duke on board the HMY Britannia.

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1972

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with their children Prince Charles, Prince Edward, Prince Andrew, and Princess Anne at Buckingham Palace.

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1976

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip posing with their son, Prince Edward, to celebrate the Queen's 50th birthday.

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1979

Queen Elizabeth with the Duke of Edinburgh and their children Prince Edward, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, and Prince Andrew, at Balmoral.

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1981

Prince Charles and Princess Diana on their wedding day, standing alongside Prince Philip.

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1982

The Queen and Prince Philip talking during The Royal Windsor Horse Show at Windsor Castle.

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