FILE – In this Nov. 18, 2007 file photo, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh at Broadlands. Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday, April 9, 2021. He was 99. (Fiona Hanson/PA via AP, File

REACTION FROM AROUND the world on the death of Prince Philip at age 99:

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres paid tribute to Prince Philip “for his active work for the betterment of humankind,” his spokesman said.

The U.N. chief cited his support for the work of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, for over 60 years “and his dedication to charitable causes as a patron of some 800 organizations, in particular those focused on the environment, industry, sport and education,” U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.

The secretary-general “is saddened” at the Duke of Edinburgh’s passing and “extends condolences to Her Royal Highness, the Queen, and to the people of the United Kingdom,” Dujarric said.

PRINCE PHILIP DIES AT 99

Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that mostly defined his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday.

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