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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

1921 - 2021

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, Greek: Philippos Andreou, later Philip Mountbatten; 10 June 1921 – 9 April 2021), was the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. As such, he served as the consort of the British monarch from Elizabeth's accession as queen on 6 February 1952 until his death in 2021, making him the longest-serving royal consort in history. Philip was born in Greece, into the Greek and Danish royal families; his family was exiled from the country when he was eighteen months old. After being educated in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, he joined the Royal Navy in 1939, when he was 18 years old. In July 1939, he began corresponding with the 13-year-old Princess Elizabeth, the elder daughter and heir presumptive of King George VI. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has received more than 78,394,403 page views. His biography is available in 104 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is the 7th most popular nobleman, the 14th most popular biography from Greece (down from 13th in 2019) and the most popular Nobleman.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is most famous for being the husband of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh ranks 7 out of 842Before him are Elizabeth II, Henry VIII of England, Marie Antoinette, Ramesses II, Ragnar Lodbrok, and Catherine the Great. After him are Margrethe II of Denmark, Akihito, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, William the Conqueror, and Charles, Prince of Wales.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1921, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh ranks 1After him are Charles Bronson, Alexander Dubček, Astor Piazzolla, Stanisław Lem, Andrei Sakharov, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Michael I of Romania, Suharto, John Rawls, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, and Yves Montand. Among people deceased in 2021, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh ranks 1After him are Jean-Paul Belmondo, Michael Collins, Gerd Müller, Mikis Theodorakis, Albert Bandura, Charlie Watts, Chun Doo-hwan, Jacques Rogge, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Desmond Tutu, and Christopher Plummer.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh ranks 14 out of 936Before him are Hippocrates (-460), Sophocles (-497), Democritus (-460), Epicurus (-341), Pericles (-494), and Kösem Sultan (1590). After him are Aeschylus (-525), Spartacus (-109), Aristophanes (-448), Euripides (-480), Protagoras (-486), and Philip II of Macedon (-382).

Among NOBLEMEN In Greece

Among noblemen born in Greece, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh ranks 1After him are Queen Sofía of Spain (1938), Memnon of Rhodes (-380), Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark (1914), Arsinoe I (-305), Leotychidas (-540), and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark (1906).