The 8 Best Books & Biographies About Prince Philip

Prince Philip lived a remarkable life. Born to royalty Corfu, Greece, in 1921—his grandmother was a Romanov and his uncle was the King of Greece—his family soon fled to Paris. Later on, he was educated at schools primarily in the UK. After graduating, he joined the Royal Navy, and as they say, the rest is history: He went on to marry Britain’s Princess Elizabeth (his third cousin; they share Queen Victoria as their great-great grandmother) and upon her accession to the throne, he became the prince consort. Here, we’ve gathered the best books about the life of Prince Philip.

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Philip: The Final Portrait


Prince Philip’s Century 1921-2021: The Extraordinary Life of the Duke of Edinburgh


Prince Philip: The Turbulent Early Life of the Man Who Married Queen Elizabeth II


The Duke: 100 Chapters in the Life of Prince Philip


Prince Philip: An informal biography


Atria Books

Prince Philip Revealed


Philip and Elizabeth: Portrait of a Royal Marriage


Crown Publishing Group (NY)

The Palace Papers: Inside the House of Windsor–the Truth and the Turmoil


Elizabeth and Philip: A Royal Love Story

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