The Duke of Edinburgh in the 1990s – Royal Central
The Duke of Edinburgh led a long life of public service as the longest-serving husband in British history. As Queen Elizabeth’s ‘force and stay’ for over 73 years, he was a highly visible member of the Royal Family, and now, as we look back on his life, here are some of his highlights from the years. 1990.
Prince Philip at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in May 1991.
As the Queen marked 40 years on the throne, she delivered a speech in Guildhall calling 1992 her ‘annus horribilis’ with Prince Philip by her side.
The Queen and Prince Philip out for a walk during a royal visit to Hungary in 1993.
The Queen and Prince Philip aboard the Eurostar after the Queen officially opened the Eurotunnel on May 6, 1994.
The Queen and Prince Philip at the Order of the Garter ceremony on June 19, 1995.
Laugh with the crowd during a walk in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, March 28, 1996.
During their royal visit to Canada in July 1997, the Queen and Prince Philip celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with 45 other couples who were also marking their golden anniversary. Later that year, she would call Philip her “strength and stay” throughout her life.
On September 6, 1997, Prince Philip marched alongside his grandsons, Princes William and Harry, as they followed the funeral procession of their late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales.
The Royal Family were moved when the Royal Yacht Britannia was taken out of service on December 11, 1997 in a ceremony in Portsmouth.
The Queen and Prince Philip leaving the wedding ceremony of their youngest, the Earl of Wessex, walking alongside Mrs Rhys-Jones, mother of their new daughter-in-law Sophie, on June 19, 1999.
The Queen and Prince Philip share a New Year’s kiss at the Millennium Dome to mark the new millennium on December 31, 1999.