Prince Philip: How The Royal Family Celebrated The Duke of Edinburgh's Birthday
On June 10th, Prince Philip celebrated his 98th birthday and all the members of the Royal Family sent their best wishes his way! Queen Elizabeth II and her husband have been married for 71 years. The Royal Family official Instagram account that is dedicated to showing the outings of the Queen, posted a lovely tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh.
The pictures posted featured a recent photo of Prince Philip with his grandson Prince Harry at Lady Gabriella's wedding in May of this year as well as a throwback photo of a formal portrait in which the Prince wears in military uniform in 1953.
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Wishing His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh a very Happy 98th Birthday! #HappyBirthdayHRH The Duke of Edinburgh was born on this day in 1921. In the first picture HRH is pictured at Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston's wedding this year. In the second picture His Royal Highness was photographed in 1953, 66 years ago.
Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla posted a photo from the 1950's on their official Clarence House Instagram account in honour of Prince Philip's special day. The precious photo depicts the cute moment of a young Prince Charles holding his father's hand after he returned from a trip to Malta.
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Duchess Catherine and Prince William were eager to celebrate the Duke of Edinburgh's birthday as they shared a number of photos on the Kensington Royal official Instagram page. The opening photo was a lovely image of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II together, followed by special moments that Prince William and Kate shared their their grandfather and grandfather-in-law and concluded with a shot from the Trooping the Colour festivities in 2016.
Kensington Palace Official Instagram Post
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan got into the spirit of celebration with their post for the Prince's 98th birthday as well. The first image shows the lovey bond between a smiling Prince Harry and his grandfather and the second image is an old photo of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II on the dance floor. It is a truly beautiful black and white image!
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Princess Eugenie also shared three cute little throwback images to celebrate her grandfather's 98th birthday on June 10th. She said she "found a couple of classic photographs" and we can't help but think they are adorable!
Princess Eugenie's Official Instagram Post
All in all, it appeared that Prince Philip received an outpouring of love on his 98th birthday and we are so incredibly happy for him! We wish him a year filled with good health, lots of love and many laughs! Happy 98th birthday, to the Duke of Edinburgh!