Unknown to many in the public. Philips's life wasn't always royally glamorous. In his youth, he had to overcome a series of devastating challenges that threatened to derail him. Born in 1921 in Greece, Philip was the fifth and only son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Here we'll tell you about his tragic life before he met Queen Elizabeth.

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Prince Philip's Tragic Life Before Meeting Queen Elizabeth

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Prince Philip's Tragic Life Before Meeting Queen Elizabeth