Husband of Elizabeth II the last time to take part in a public event

Husband of Elizabeth II the last time to take part in a public event

Moscow. 2 Aug. INTERFAX.RU — the Husband of Queen Elizabeth Duke of Edinburgh Phillip one last time before you move away from performing Royal duties, participates in public events, according to British media. It is expected that 96-year-old Prince on Wednesday to watch the parade of the Royal Marines.


The representative of Buckingham Palace said earlier that the parade “will be the completion of an individual program, His Majesty, though he will from time to time select for participation with the Queen certain activities”.

During the activities Prince Philip made alone 637 foreign trips in 143 countries of the world. He made more than 5 thousand speeches and wrote 14 books. In addition, the Duke of Edinburgh the longest in British history, the rights of consort is accompanied by a reigning monarch in the performance of her Royal duties.

In may, Buckingham Palace announced that Queen consort of great Britain decided to stop taking part in public events. The Elizabeth II is a fully supported his decision.

British media reported that the Duke of Edinburgh one of the busiest schedules of all the members of the Royal family. So, in 2016 he has spent on the official events and meetings 110 days of the year that much more to spend than younger family members.