Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th birthday won’t be celebrated as usual after Prince Philip’s death: report

Queen Elizabeth II's 95th birthday won't be celebrated as usual after Prince Philip's death: report


Prince Philip’s death will continue to have an effect on the royal family as Queen Elizabeth II’s upcoming 95th birthday is not going to be celebrated as usual.

The monarch is expected to celebrate this milestone on April 21, but her special day will not include traditional dishes.

For most royal birthdays, The Firm typically releases new portraits of the celebrated family member, but no photos will be released this year, according to People magazine.

Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has died at the age of 99, just two months before his 100th birthday. He and Elizabeth had been married for 73 years.

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The royal was buried in St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday.

Queen Elizabeth II's 95th birthday plans will be changed in light of Prince Philip's death and the coronavirus pandemic.

Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th birthday plans will be changed in light of Prince Philip’s death and the coronavirus pandemic.
(AP Photo / Alastair Grant)

The tragic death is not the only thing that will have an effect on the monarch’s birthday celebrations, however, as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the cancellation of Trooping the Color, a June event marking the anniversary. of the Queen.

The outlet reports that plans are being considered for a smaller form of celebration at Windsor Castle like last year. The presence of additional family members at such an event is currently unclear.

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Representatives for the Queen did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

At the moment, the Queen is surrounded by loved ones. According to People, she also spent some quality time with her trio of Corgis, having been spotted walking them around the Frogmore Gardens last week.

Prince Philip, married to Queen Elizabeth II for 73 years, died earlier this month at the age of 99.  (

Prince Philip, married to Queen Elizabeth II for 73 years, died earlier this month at the age of 99. (
(Steve Parsons / Pool via AP))

Visits from family members are expected in the coming days, as it is assumed that Prince Harry will not return to his wife Meghan Markle in the United States until his grandmother’s birthday.

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The Queen is breaking another tradition after her husband’s death, as several reports have indicated that she is abandoning traditional black-edged stationery for stationery personalized with her crest in black rather than red for her mourning period.

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Other royals, including Prince Charles, Prince William and Kate Middleton, are expected to follow the tradition and use black-edged stationery.

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