Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. After being educated in France, England, Germany and Scotland, he joined the British Royal Navy at the age of 18 in 1939. From July 1939, he began corresponding with the 13-year-old Princess Elizabeth. During World War II he served with the Mediterranean and Pacific fleets. After the war, Philip was granted permission by George VI to marry Elizabeth.
Prince Philip’s height is 6 ft 1.2 in or 186 cm
Other facts about Prince Philip:
Date of Birth: 10 June 1921
Place of Birth: Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece
Full name: Philip Mountbatten
House: House of Schleswig Holstein Sonderburg Glücksburg
Parents: Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Princess Alice of Battenberg