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Elizabeth and Philip on their honeymoon.

Prince Philip: From Controversial Consort to Royal Stalwart

Philip Mountbatten married then-Princess Elizabeth in 1947 and the pair's marriage became the longest royal union in history. Just as his wife is the longest-serving British monarch, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was the longest-serving royal consort in British history. ...read more

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Prince Philip, Outsider Who Became England’s Longest-Serving Royal Consort, Dies at 99

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died April 9, 2021 at the age of 99. He married the future queen in 1947 and served steadfastly by her side for more than 70 years, as she became the longest-serving monarch in British history. As Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of ...read more

9 Unexpected Things Discovered in Osama bin Laden’s Hideout

9 Unexpected Things Navy SEALs Discovered in Osama bin Laden’s Compound

When Seal Team Six carried out a raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 2, 2011, they not only killed the al Qaeda leader. While under immense time pressure to vacate the premises before Pakistani military arrived, they quickly swept up a treasure trove ...read more