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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh KG KT OM GBE AC QSO PC (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. Philip was born in Corfu. He was originally a royal prince of Greece and Denmark.
After he changed his nationality, he became known as Philip Mountbatten.
On 19 November 1947, was made a Knight of the Garter and given the style of "Royal Highness" and on 20 November 1947, he married Princess Elizabeth, the heiress presumptive (present heir to the throne) to King George VI, he became the Duke of Edinburgh. He was made a Prince of the United Kingdom in 1957.
The Queen and Prince Philip have four children: Charles, Prince of Wales, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. The couple have eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.