Daily Archives: 10 June, 2019

Profile of the Day: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Today Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, celebrates his 98th birthday! Image: Nationaal Archief Prince Philip was born on June 10, 1921 in Mon Repos on the Greek Island of Corfu. He was the only son and fifth child born to Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Through his maternal grandmother, Philip is a direct descendant of Queen Victoria, who is his second great grandmother. As an infant, his family was banished from Greece after… Read the full story