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Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Biographical information

TypeOther
SexMale
Full namePhilip•Mountbatten
Used namePhilip, Duke•of Edinburgh
Born10 June 1921 in Kerkyra (Corfu) (GRE)
Title(s)Duke
NOC Great Britain

Biography

President of the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) from 1964 to 1986.

Organization roles

Role Organization Tenure NOC As
President Fédération Équestre Internationale 1964—1986 GBR Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Olympic family relations

Special Notes

Research notes

Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh was born on 10 June 1921 in Corfu, Greece. In 1947 he married Princess (later Queen) Elizabeth. He was educated in Great Britain and was active in cricket, hockey, rowing and sailing and had a naval career from 1939 to 1951, where he served as Lieutenant-Commander. The Prince was an excellent polo-player and took up Four-in-hand Driving when it became an FEI discipline in the early seventies. He competed at six World and three European Championships and placed sixth individually in the 1982 World Championships. He was a Member of the British gold medal team at 1980 World Championships and a member of the British bronze medal teams at the 1978, 1982 and 1984 World Championships. Prince Philip was President of the World Wildlife Fund.

Created: Martin Kellner at February 03, 2020 12:36, Last edited: Martin Kellner at February 03, 2020 12:36