Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Who is he: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark and he is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. Prince Philip is both the oldest serving spouse of a reigning British monarch, (he was born on June 10, 1921) and is the United Kingdom's longest-serving consort.
Prince Phillip is the biggest defender and protector of the British Royal Family, travels and supports Queen Elizabeth's duties and gives many speeches and performs other royal duties at a hectic pace considering his age. There has been little scandal around Prince Phillip, unlike many of the other Royals, although at times he might say a little too much on some subjects and controversies.
Some conspiracy theorists have tried and failed to link him to anything related to the Princess Diana death, although her likely planned marriage to a very wealthy Muslim family would have created real problems for the Royal Family.
One widely circulated quote on the Internet has Prince Philip claiming that he would like to come back to earth recreated as a virus. It is hard to tell if this is a real quote, but it indicates the suspicion that the alternative media has for Prince Philip. Many in the alternative community see him as a major proponent of a global New World Order as organized by intergenerational banking elites.
Background: Prince Phillip was born on June 21, 1921 at the Villa Mon Repos on the Greek island of Corfu, but surprisingly, neither he nor his father speaks Greek or had any Greek ancestry.
Like the British Royal Family who were German rather than British, Prince Philip's family was a member of the Danish-German House of Schlesweg-Holstein-SonderBurg-Glücksburg. This is just one of the powerful Royal families radiating out of the House of Oldenburg, a small dynasty and city on the north coast of Germany near Bremen. These ancient royal families have directly ruled Denmark, Russia, Greece, Norway, Sweden and been involved in Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Although born in Greece, Prince Philip was schooled in Great Britain, Germany and at an American School in Paris. He served in the Royal Navy during World War Two in both the Mediterranean and the Pacific and also attended Dartmouth Naval College while in the Navy.
Prince Philip became a British subject in 1947 using his mother's surname, Mountbatten, which sounds very English as well it should as this name replaced the earlier family German name during the First World War. In that year Prince Phillip renounced his right to the thrones of Denmark and Greece and married Queen Elizabeth II (then Princess Elizabeth).
Now in his 80s and despite his poor health, Prince Philip makes over 300 public appearances each year and is a patron of more than 800 different organizations focusing on sport, education and the environment. He is a big proponent of global warming, as is his son Charles.
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