After Prince Philip’s death, the British royal family was not only grieving. Politicians and celebrities from all over the world care – and share the passionate memories of the Queen’s consort.
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Prince Philip is dead. This news shocked and shocked people around the world. The Prince Consort was 99 years old, and although he’s been living in a retreat at Windsor Castle for several years, the Queen’s husband leaves a void.
People all over the world mourn the prince known as Philo, who married the Queen in 1947 and has since lived eventful times alongside her. In the end, the “man in the hat,” as he was called a wink due to his favorite hood, continued to cause health problems. He only had to undergo surgery in February, and since then there has been great anxiety for the 99-year-old. Prince Philip was 100 years old on June 10, 2021. Presidents and celebrities from all over the world and the royal family are now saying goodbye to him.
Philip was the “strength and support of the Queen”
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson recognized Prince Philip as an important ruler of the British monarchy and monarchy. Thanks to him, too, the royal family is “an institution that remains undoubtedly important to achieving balance and happiness in our national life,” Johnson said in a speech at Government House in Downing Street.
Boris Johnson: Prime Minister of Great Britain makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street on the death of Prince Philip. (Source: Pippa Fowles / dpa)
Prince Philip has gained the affection of generations in the United Kingdom, across the Commonwealth and around the world. Through his experiences in WWII, he developed the “spirit of service” which he preserved through all post-war changes.
Philip was way ahead of his time, for example in his commitment to the environment, pursued by the conservative politician. Above all, Johnson highlighted the role of the Duke of Edinburgh as the Queen’s 94-year-old companion. Johnson said he was “not only as a husband at her side every day of her reign, but as a husband for more than 70 years her strength and support”.
The Swedish royal family responded with great sadness to Prince Philip’s death. “Prince Philip has been a good friend of our family for many years,” said King Carl XVI of Sweden. “It is a friendship we cherish.” Gustav on Friday in a statement. Philips’ commitment to his country is a role model for everyone. “We extend our condolences to Her Majesty the Queen, the royal family and the people of Great Britain.”
“Prince Philip has served the crown prince, his country and the Commonwealth of Nations for nearly 80 years,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a lengthy statement on Friday. The body of the dead generation “will not exist like this anymore.”
Morrison stated that the Duke of Edinburgh has visited Australia more than 20 times. Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state. “Australians send their love and condolences,” the statement read. Morrison said the nation’s flags will be raised at half mast. It will be announced how Australia will celebrate Philips in the next few days.
“Our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen at this very sad time,” New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wrote in a statement after Prince Philip’s death. “On behalf of the New Zealand government and people, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to His Majesty and the entire royal family.” Elizabeth II is also the Head of State of New Zealand.
Ardern also noted the “tremendous support” the 99-year-old had always provided for the Queen. Prince Philip accompanied his wife on all ten visits to New Zealand, the first in 1953, and the last in 2002. The New Zealand government also said that all flags on government buildings and on naval vessels have been installed.
He said, “We are deeply saddened by the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. We would like to express our heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty, the Queen, the British royal family and the people of the United Kingdom.” Statement of the Belgian Royal Family signed in the name of the King and Queen Philip and Mathilde.
Angela Merkel in mourning
“The death of Prince Philip grieves me deeply. His friendship with Germany, his frankness and his sense of duty will remain unforgettable,” Chancellor Angela Merkel said through Deputy Government spokesperson Ulrike Demer. “Our thoughts are with IM Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family.”
Federal President Steinmeier expresses his condolences to the Queen
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier also expressed his condolences to British Queen Elizabeth II after the death of her husband. Steinmeier said he learned with “deep sadness” the news of Prince Phillips’ death. “Prince Philip was famous and highly valued in Germany.” The Duke of Edinburgh was “a support in difficult and good times” for the royal family and the British people.
“With his poise, charm and intelligence, he won the respect and love of the people of your kingdom,” he added. He also made “an important contribution to reconciliation between our countries after the horrors of World War II.” Steinmeier also praised the role of Philips during World War II. As a member of the Royal Navy, he fought for the liberation of Europe from National Socialist terror. “We will remember his commitment to democracy and freedom,” the Federal President declared.
Haikou Mas is “very sad” at the death of Prince Philip
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said he was “deeply saddened” by the death of Britain’s Prince Philip. In English, Maas said on Twitter that the Queen’s husband “lived a long life in the service of his country.” “Our thoughts and prayers are directed to the royal family, the people of the Commonwealth and all those who have loved them so dearly.”
Von der Leyen mourns the death of Prince Philip
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wrote on Twitter, “I am sad to hear the news of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip.” On this sad day, she wanted to express her sincere condolences to the British Queen, the royal family and the British people.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin expressed condolences on the death of Prince Philip. Rivlin wrote on Twitter, “My sincere condolences and sympathy to Queen Elizabeth II, the Prince of Wales, the royal family and the British people.” “May his memory always be a blessing.” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also expressed his condolences. “Prince Philip was a brilliant civil servant who will be missed greatly in Israel and around the world.”
Prince Philip, the husband of the British Queen, died at the age of 99. “It is with great sadness that Her Majesty the Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” said a statement issued by Buckingham Palace on Friday.