Prince Philip

Prince Philip

Born: June 10, 1921

Nationality: British

Occupation: Royalty

Biography: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. He is the Commonwealth realms' longest-serving consort and the oldest spouse of a reigning British monarch.

Source/Notes: About to disembark on state visit to Brazil (November 1968) as quoted in The Reality of Monarchy (1970) by Andrew Duncan
Source/Notes: In a 1966 conversation with the matron of a hospital while on a tour of the Caribbean as quoted in The Reality of Monarchy (1970) by Andrew Duncan

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Source/Notes: Statement of 1966, as quoted in Long line of princely gaffes BBC News (1 March 2002)
Source/Notes: On the U.S. Apollo program, press conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil (November 1968) as quoted in The Reality of Monarchy (1970) by Andrew Duncan
Source/Notes: In 1981, in reference to an economic recession, as quoted in Long line of princely gaffes BBC News (1 March 2002)
Source/Notes: Said to a group of British students in China in 1986, as quoted in Long line of princely gaffes BBC News (1 March 2002)
Source/Notes: Said to a Briton in Budapest, Hungary in 1993, as quoted in Long line of princely gaffes BBC News (1 March 2002)

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Source/Notes: Said in 1994 to an inhabitant of the Cayman Islands as quoted in Long line of princely gaffes BBC News (1 March 2002)
Source/Notes: As quoted in Deaf insulted by duke's remark BBC News (27 May 1999)