April 10, 2021, 12.06 AM

He served in the Royal Navy during World War Two, before marrying the-then Princess Elizabeth in November 1947, two years after the end of the war. He was given the title Duke of Edinburgh after he gave up his royal titles to Denmark and Greece.

After his wife was named Queen Elizabeth II on the death of her father George VI on February 6, 1952, the Duke of Edinburgh has to give up his naval career.

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His career of public service was marked by the founding of the Duke of Edinburgh Award for young people in February 1956, and the founding of the World Wildlife Fund or WWF in April 1961.

He has become the longest serving consort to the monarch in British history in April 2009, beating the old record of 60 years set by King George III’s wife Queen Charlotte from 1760 to 1820.

(Editors: Aditya Jaya Iswara, Danur Lambang Pristiandaru, Ardi Priyatno Utomo)

Sources: 

https://www.kompas.com/global/read/2021/04/09/183242770/breaking-news-pangeran-philip-suami-ratu-elizabeth-ii-meninggal

https://www.kompas.com/global/read/2021/04/09/185720270/pangeran-philip-meninggal-ini-pernyataan-lengkap-dari-istana-buckingham

https://www.kompas.com/global/read/2021/04/09/185308570/pangeran-philip-meninggal-dunia-73-tahun-dampingi-ratu-elizabeth-ii

https://www.kompas.com/global/read/2021/04/09/190500470/pangeran-philip-meninggal-di-usia-99-tahun-ini-biografi-singkatnya?page=all#page2

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