Prince Charles Shares Moving Video About His Father Prince Philip
Prince Charles has dedicated a moving new video to his "dear Papa" Prince Philip. On social media, the Prince of Wales shared a tribute montage of scenes from throughout his father's 99 years. The video also came with a message from Prince Charles, in which he called his late father a "very special person." Watch below.
Prince Charles has paid his respects to his late father, Prince Philip. The Duke of Edinburgh passed away at the age of 99 last week, and Prince Charles has now shared a video looking back jointly at his father's life of service and role as patriarch of the Royal Family.
Prince Charles: New tribute video for Prince Philip
With the moving video, Charles said: "My father, for I suppose the last 70 years, has given the most remarkable, devoted service to The Queen, to my family and to the country, but also to the whole of the Commonwealth… My dear Papa was a very special person."
Prince Charles's video shows dozens of photos from Prince Philip's life, highlighting everything from his military work to sports, support for the Queen, and family time with his four children. Several shots specifically of a young Charles and his father are also seen in the video, set to sombre piano music.
The Instagram post impressively shared that the late Duke had been President, Patron, or Honorary Member with 992 organizations and had "special interests in scientific and technological research and development, the welfare of young people, education, conservation, the environment and the encouragement of sport."
Royal Family remembers Prince Philip: Tributes
The Prince of Wales's video for his father was shared on social media on Tuesday. It's been one of countless tributes and honours for the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away last week on April 9.
Today, the Royal Family is also remembering Prince Philip as a father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. As part of the tribute, several never-before-seen photos of Philip with his great-grandchildren were released.
You can visit here to see another new picture of Prince Philip and the Queen with Prince William, Duchess Kate, and their children.