April 17 ends the earthly journey of Prince Philip. On this day, the funeral of one of the most titled persons in the Old World, who is directly related to several monarchical dynasties in Europe, will take place. Among other things, the husband of Queen Elizabeth of England was a descendant of Russian emperors from the House of Romanov. We investigated connections with the royal family.
The death of the nearly 100-year-old Duke of Edinburgh has once again brought attention to the issue of “Romanov” roots among the current generations of the British royal family. Yes, Prince Philip died, but his heirs remained in a straight line – children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren. Can any of them claim to be the Russian emperor, even if only theoretically?