World Leaders and Celebrities Pay Tribute to Prince Philip – The Best Tweets and Social Media Posts

Esquire Editors
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Earlier today, Buckingham Palace announced the sad news that Prince Philip, the longest-serving consort in British history, had passed away aged 99.

"It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh," the statement read. "His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss."

Downing Street's flags have been lowered to half-mast, and tributes immediately began to pour in for a man who has been one of Britain's most enduring public figures, serving alongside the Queen for almost 70 years. Here are some of the reactions, from world leaders, celebrities and the public.

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