Prince Philip retires: 65 years of service by the numbers

Updated 11:55 AM ET, Wed August 2, 2017

London (CNN)Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, will retire this week, carrying out the last of his thousands of public appearances before stepping back from public life.

The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a parade of the Royal Marines at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, bringing to an end his 64 years as Captain General of the commando force.
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