Louis, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 1900–79, British admiral: viceroy of India 1947; governor general of India 1947–48.
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When Philip became a British citizen, in 1947, he took Mountbatten as his surname.Prince Philip, royal consort to Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99 | Adrian Higgins | April 9, 2021 | Washington Post
In 1947, to pave the way for marriage to Elizabeth, he became a naturalized British subject, and adopted the surname Mountbatten.A Very Unhappy 92nd Birthday for Prince Philip as He Recovers From Surgery in Hospital | Tom Sykes | June 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
(He took the last name Mountbatten when he became a naturalized British citizen before marrying Elizabeth).The Grand Old Duke of Edinburgh: Why Everybody Loves Phil | Tom Sykes | November 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He took the last name Mountbatten when he became a naturalized British citizen before marrying Elizabeth.
They rarely saw Philip, who spent his childhood at boarding schools or with his maternal uncle Dickie Mountbatten.
British Dictionary definitions for Mountbatten
Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas), 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma 1900–79, British naval commander; great-grandson of Queen Victoria. During World War II he was supreme allied commander in SE Asia (1943–46). He was the last viceroy of India (1947) and governor general (1947–48); killed by an IRA bomb
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