Prince Philip (99) has made it safely out of a heart operation. Buckingham Palace confirmed this in a statement that was just published by the BBC and People.  

The statement says: "The Duke of Edinburgh yesterday underwent a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition at St. Bartholomew's Hospital. His Royal Highness will remain in hospital for treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days."

Prince Philip's Operation

What exactly Prince Philip's heart disease and surgery are not yet clear. Leading hospital St. Bartholomew specializes in heart disease and treatment. The Duke has moved there only a few days ago.  

St. Bartholomew's Hospital where Prince Philip is receiving treatment. 

The members of the Royal family have so far commented cautiously about the condition of Queen Elizabeth II's husband. Duchess Camilla (73) said to ITV that her father-in-law is doing slightly better although he "hurts at moments".  

Prince Philip will be celebrating his 100th birthday in June. Royal fans are now keeping their fingers crossed for his quick recovery and recovery after the procedure.  

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Couple Quiz


In 1939, the two met again at a Royal Navy College event where Elizabeth said she fell in love with Philip. How old were they respectively?