Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Dies Aged 99
Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was Britain's longest-serving consort.
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LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99. His life spanned nearly a century of European history, starting with his birth as a member of the Greek royal family and ending as Britain’s longest serving consort during a turbulent reign in…