Prince Philip Dies at 99 Years Old

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip died peacefully on Friday morning at the age of 99.

Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, was the husband of Queen Elizabeth II.

He was born on the Greek island of Corfu in 1921, and married Elizabeth in 1947.

Earlier this year, Philip was hospitalized for an infection and received a heart operation. He was released from the hospital on March 16.

He is survived by Queen Elizabeth, as well as four children, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.