Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving Royal Consort in British history, has died at the age of 99. Prince Philip’s death has been announced in a tweet shared from the royal family’s official Twitter account. “It is with great sadness that we announce that the Queen’s husband, Prince Philip, has passed away, the Duke of Edinburgh,” the tweet said.
According to The Guardian, Flags on important buildings in Britain have been lowered after the death of Prince Philip. In addition, the headers and profile photos of all social media accounts linked to the British royal family have been changed due to the death of Prince Philip.