Astrological Analysis of Prince Philip – the Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip, the longest serving consort of the reigning British Monarch, had a unique horoscope. Born in aristocracy, his life was surrounded by lavishness and royalty. Find out all about his horoscope and astrological analysis of his birth chart, which shaped his life.

Astrological Analysis of Prince Philip – the Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip Biography

Prince Philip was the Duke of Edinburgh – the Greek-Danish husband of Queen Elizabeth II from the year 1947 till his death in the year 2021. He was the longest-serving consort of a reigning British monarch Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2021, 68 years) and, having died at age 99, the oldest male member of the British royal family. He was a prince of both Greece and Denmark by virtue of his patrilineal descent [inheritance] from George I of Greece and Christian IX of Denmark. He was the successor to both the thrones by birth.

He was educated at schools in France, England and Germany, and attended Gordonstoun School which was even attended by his children for their schooling. In the year 1939, he left Gordonstoun School and joined the Royal Navy as a cadet and earned the status of Commander of the Frigate HMS MAGPIE in 1952, but ended his naval career with the death of his father-in-law, King George VI.

Prince Philip tied his matrimonial knot with Princess Elizabeth of England on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey. In the year 1952, the Queen endorsed him with the title the ‘Duke of Edinburgh’ – a Knight of the Thistle. More endorsements were showered on him by the queen in February 1957. He was made a prince of the United Kingdom, being known from then on as "Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh." Whereas he had no official role in the monarchy, but it is presumed that he had a strong influence in the upbringing of his children.

The Prince played a prominent involvement in the many arenas of the British national life, scientific and technological research, the encouragement of sports, and conservation of the environment. He was the first President of World Wildlife Fund - UK from the year 1961 to 1982 and International President of World Wide Fund for Nature from the year 1981 to 1996. He became President Emeritus of the WWF.

At the age of 79, the prince fulfilled all 557 official engagements and retired from his royal duties on 2nd August 2017 at the age of 96, having completed 22,219 solo engagements since 1952. He had a personality of strong will and tenure of hard work and was the backbone of British Monarchy and the devoted husband of the Queen Elizabeth II. This eternal bundle of strength left for his heavenly abode on 9th April 2021 at Windsor castle at the age of 99 years very peacefully.

Prince Philip Astrological Analysis:


Date of Birth- 10TH JUNE 1921


Place of Birth- GREECE

Astrological Significance:

Prince Philip has Sagittarius ascendant and Cancer Moon sign with Jupiter as his personal planet which is the lord of the 4th house of stability and posited in the 9th house of luck. This reveals that he possessed all the materialistic comforts of life and the domestic bliss with his wife Queen Elizabeth, who is the great British Monarch, and shared a very good domestic life with each other for decades.

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The horoscope of Prince Philip is quite unique

  • Saturn, the lord of wealth, is placed in the house of fortune along with the ascendant lord Jupiter, reveals that all the assets and wealth acquired by the Prince were due to his birth or marriage. The wealth house lord Saturn and ascendant lord Jupiter both are placed in the house of luck, which made him materialistic and rich but he had to work hard for his survival for power, taking the back foot for the success of his spouse Queen Elizabeth.

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  • Venus and Ketu combination in the 5th house of love and children along with creativity gave the initiative and wisdom to the Prince to detach himself from public power to stay concealed in the background, to form the backbone for his spouse and children, deploying his charisma of recognition.
  • Mars and Mercury combination in the 7th house of partnership made him give his full mental and moral support to Queen Elizabeth II to boost her morale for the success of her reign over the British Monarchy with unconditional love and dedication.

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  • It is very clear that Prince was endowed with natural eloquence and intelligence with Mercury’s placement in its own sign in the 7th house of partnership. He was aware of his ability to manipulate his supporters to work with efficiency and endorse the Queen in his personal relations with his deep love, concern, dedication and expressions of his emotions very well.

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  • Moon in its own sign Cancer and placed in the house of inheritance and gains from spouse reveals the wealth and assets he possessed by his birth and through marriage.

Astrological FAQ:

About Prince Philip and the Queen which reveals the depth of their marriage and togetherness-

The couple has the same ascendant Sagittarius but the placement of their personal planet Jupiter in different locations of their horoscope signifies the vast difference in their taste, character and hobbies.

She is the dominant partner in her marital relationship due to the placement of Ketu in the ascendant that makes her more prone towards her royal duties and a stiff partner. The horoscope of the Prince reveals that the 12th house lord Mars is placed in the house of marriage that gives him marriage in a distant place. He is the more compliant partner among both.

The dynamic Mars and Mercury combination in the Prince’s horoscope in the 7th house in Gemini sign is in trine to Queen’s Venus in her horoscope that makes him encourage her to perform her royal duties with efficiency and make him less demanding on his personal oriented pleasure.

The placement of Mercury in its own sign and marriage or partnership house gives them the same blend of joint morale boosting to each other and they have dynamic attraction and enthusiasm in personal relations, which helps them to smoothen the rough edges in personal relationship as well on professional arena.

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Moon in its own sign in the 8th house of both horoscopes of hidden talents indicates both are dreamers and have the same water sign which signify the deep bond of their emotions with each other.

Venus in trine with Moon brings in easy communication and they have Sun Mercury opposition to Jupiter which denotes high morals of manners and respect for each other and good deal of passion and romance. This became the strong and solid base of their marital togetherness for long decades of colorful rainbow of romantic relationship.