Here's a look at the life of Great Britain's Prince Philip, husband to Queen Elizabeth II.
Personal: Birth date: June 10, 1921
Birthplace: Corfu, Greece
Birth name: Prince Philip of Greece
Father: Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
Mother: Princess Alice of Battenburg
Marriage: Queen Elizabeth II (November 20, 1947 - present)
Children: Edward, Earl of Wessex (March 10, 1964); Andrew, Duke of York (February 19, 1960); Anne, Princess Royal (September 15, 1950); Charles, Prince of Wales (November 14, 1948)
Military: British Royal Navy, (1939 - 1953)
Other Facts: His ancestry is not Greek by blood, but English, Russian, German/Prussian and Danish.
The 1922 overthrow of his brother, King Constantine I of Greece, causes Prince Andrew, Princess Alice and their five children to leave Greece and settle in Paris.
Prince Philip is the youngest of five children and the only son.
After his parents' separation in 1930, Philip is sent to England and raised there by his maternal grandmother and uncle.
Is a fourth cousin of his wife, the Queen and like her is a great-great-grandchild of Queen Victoria.
His interests are painting, the environment, horses, flying and writing. He has written books on birds, the environment, carriage driving and other subjects.
After earning his RAF wings in 1953, Prince Philip logged over 5,900 hours in 59 different types of aircraft over the next 44 years.
His official name is Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich.
His full title is HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich, Knight of the Garter, Knight of the Thistle, Order of Merit, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire, Companion of the Order of Australia, Companion of The Queen's Service Order, Privy Counsellor.
Timeline: 1939 - Meets future wife, Princess Elizabeth, at the Royal Naval College at Dartmouth.
1940 - Serves as a midshipman, his first posting, on the HMS Ramillies of the Mediterranean Fleet.
1942 - Becomes a sub-lieutenant in the British Royal Navy.
July 1942 - Is promoted to first lieutenant and executive officer aboard the HMS Wallace, a destroyer, and participates in the Allied landings in Sicily during World War II.
February 1947 - Becomes a naturalized British citizen and a commoner, using the surname Mountbatten, an English translation of his mother's maiden name. Prior to taking the British oath of citizenship, being sixth in line to throne of Greece, he renounces all claims to titles in both Greece and Denmark.
November 19, 1947 - Is invested as a Knight of the Order of the Garter and is given the titles of Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich.
November 20, 1947 - Marries Princess Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey. His name changes from Lt. Philip Mountbatten to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.