British royal family
The death aged 99 of Britain's Prince Philip, husband to Queen Elizabeth, ends a long chapter in relations between the British royal family and their Balkan counterparts.
It began in the 1890s, when Princess Marie of Edinburgh became crown princess, later queen, of Romania - and continued when her daughter, also Marie, became Queen of Yugoslavia after marrying King Alexander.
He was the longest-serving male member of the British royal family
Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Christian Orthodox Church on Friday issued a message of condolence to the Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness Charles, on the death of his father, Prince Philip, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. "With deep sadness, we have received the news of the passing away, on the 9 of April 2021, of your venerable father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
He is the longest-serving male member of the British royal family
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan formally step down as senior members of the British royal family on March 31, as they start a controversial new life in the United States.
The couple has already relocated to California, according to reports, after announcing in January that they intended to quit royal life and "work to become financially independent."