In Pictures: Duke of Edinburgh through the decades

As the Duke of Edinburgh celebrates his 98th birthday, we look back at a long life of public service.

The Prince Philip Gordonstoun Foundation
The Duke of Edinburgh, centre, was a pupil at Gordonstoun School in Moray, Scotland (Gordonstoun/PA)
Queen’s Christmas broadcast
Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh had their first child, Prince Charles, in 1948 (PA)
President Trump visit – preview
Philip and the Queen have met countless foreign dignitaries, including US presidents such as Gerald Ford and his wife Betty at the White House (PA)
The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Edward, the Queen, Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Prince Charles in the grounds of Frogmore House, Windsor, in 1968
The duke with Prince Edward, the Queen, Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Prince Charles in the grounds of Frogmore House, Windsor, in 1968 (PA)
Anne in the arms of Princess Elizabeth, with the Duke of Edinburgh, holding Charles, in the grounds of Clarence House in 1951
The duke being playful with Anne, while holding Charles, in the grounds of Clarence House in 1951 (PA)
Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement
The duke served in the forces and paid a surprise visit to Iraq to see British troops serving in Basra in 2006 (MoD/PA)
Order of Merit service
Philip has been known for his sense of humour and occasional gaffes (John Stillwell/PA)
Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were greeted by huge crowds when the Queen turned 90 (Toby Melville/PA)
Braemar Royal Highland Gathering
Philip and the Queen enjoy spending time in Scotland, including regular visits to the Braemar Royal Highland Gathering (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Polo at Guards Polo Club
They have been married since 1947 (Steve Parsons/PA)

Happy 98th Birthday to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. #HappyBirthdayHRH

A two-year-old Prince Charles holds The Duke’s hand after greeting his father following his return home from a trip to Malta in 1951. pic.twitter.com/uTsmQ0TBHv

— Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) June 10, 2019

Royal Windsor Horse Show
Well into his nineties, the Duke of Edinburgh drove carriages during the Royal Windsor Horse Show in Windsor, Berkshire (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Duke of Edinburgh car crash
But the duke surrendered his driving licence last year after a crash near Sandringham (Steve Parsons/PA)
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