The controversial figure is known as much for his controversial comments, as loyalty to Queen and country. But who really is he? An ancient deity? A hideous racist? Or a simple family man and national treasure?
Prince Philip is a controversial figure
For decades, Prince Philip's comments drew criticism for their offensive and insensitive nature.
Prince Philip is a unabashed racist
The Prince has been known for his racially insensitive comments, including "Still throwing spears?" to Australian Aboriginals.
Married for 72 years, and a dedicated father? That love and loyalty should define the Prince's memory.
Prince Philip is a loving husband.
In 1947, Philip married the Queen after an adolescent courtship. They have weathered the end of the British Empire, the Cold War, the fall of communism, and so much more. In more than seven decades of marriage, he has remained devoted to his wife.
Many Pacific Island cargo cults see Prince Philip as an ancient deity.
Cargo cults view the Prince as a God
Because of a prophecy and US troops' impact on Pacific Island nations, many of these cultures believe the Prince is an ancient deity. Vanuatu's Kastom people worship Prince Philip as the second coming of their God.