Royal Family Members Honour Prince Philip On His 98th Birthday

Britain's Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh chats to Britain's Prince Harry Duke of Sussex as they leave St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle Windsor west of London

Britain's Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh chats to Britain's Prince Harry Duke of Sussex as they leave St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle Windsor west of London

His sons Prince Charles and Andrew, the Duke of York, wished him a happy birthday via Twitter as did his grandson Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.

The Royal Family's official Instagram account also shared a birthday message, posting photos of the senior royal at Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston's wedding this year and photographed in 1953 - 66 years ago.

Other than this, Prince Philip's children and grandchildren also extended their heartfelt wishes on social media.

It's understood that Prince Philip will be celebrating his special day in private with family.

The Duke of Edinburgh still drives a horse-drawn carriage on private grounds from time to time, but has stopped being behind the wheel of cars since a serious accident in January. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex shared a photo of Harry and Philip laughing, as well as a throwback shot of Philip dancing with Queen Elizabeth II, whom he Wednesday in 1947. "I found a couple of classic photographs of Grandpa and I on Christmas Day and Trooping the Colour a few years ago now".

The Duke of Edinburgh celebrated his 98th birthday yesterday.

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Recently, Meghan and Harry took a break from their maternity leave to celebrate the Queen's official birthday at Trooping the Colour.

Philip retired from his royal duties on 2 August 2017, at the age of 96, having completed 22,219 solo engagements since 1952.

He was born on June 10, 1921 in Greece, to parents Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg.

After his "resignation" the Duke most of his time away from London - in the estate of Sandringham or Windsor castle.

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