Queen Elizabeth's husband is hospitalized in London

98-year-old british prince Philip is admitted to the hospital for observation for an already existing disease. Queen Elizabeth's man, 98-year-old prince Phil

Queen Elizabeth's husband is hospitalized in London

98-year-old british prince Philip is admitted to the hospital for observation for an already existing disease.

Queen Elizabeth's man, 98-year-old prince Philip, has been hospitalized at King Edward VII Hospital in London.

It enlightens the british royal family.

Admission is done for the sake of security. The prince is under observation and receive treatment for an existing disease, reads the message from the royal family.

Queen Elizabeth, which today is 93 years old, and prince Philip said yes to each other in Westminster Abbey in the heart of London, the 20. november 1947.

Prince Philip withdrew from his official duties in august 2017. He has, however, occasionally participated in the official events.

After that the prince went on pension, he first of all stayed in the sommerresidensen Wood Farm on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, in eastern England.

He was in hospital during christmas 2011 after a heart surgery. And he missed the celebrations that marked queen Elizabeth's 60-year anniversary in 2012, because he was hospitalized with a blæreinfektion.

In January last year he got off unscathed from a car accident, when his Land Rover rolled around after a collision with another car close on Sandringsham.

One of the two women in the other car broke a wrist, while the other received lacerations on the knee. A nine months old boy in the car escaped unscathed.

the traffic accident sparked a debate in the Uk about whether there should be an age limit for drivers.

Shortly after gave Philip his driver's license.

Philip's official title is the Duke of Edinburgh, and he actually has Danish roots.

He was born on 10. June 1921 by Philip, prince of Denmark and Greece, and belongs to the like our own queen Margrethe the glücksborgske royal family.

Right from the first day as a prince, he has understood and accepted her role as the queen's husband.

Even if he is born in Greece and grew up in France, Germany, Scotland and England, consider prince Philip with pride as skandinav, especially a dane by descent.

the Prince speaks well enough not Danish, but he commits himself fluently in English, German and French.

He is known for an outspoken tone, which are reminiscent of our own former king Frederik IX, queen Margrethe's father.

/ritzau/Reuters

Updated Date: 21 December 2019, 06:00

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