15 Photos That Capture Philip & Elizabeth's Love Story

The royals have been married for over 70 years.

TOPSHOT - Picture released 18 November 2007 shows Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh walk at Broadlands, Hampshire, earlier in the year. - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip are to mark their diamond wedding anniversary in reserved style 19 November 2007 before jetting off to Malta to revive golden memories of their newlywed youth. Queen Elizabeth, 81, is known to cherish the time they spent on the Mediterranean island as a young couple, out of Britain and out of the spotlight in the years before she inherited the throne aged 25 in 1952. (Photo by Fiona HANSON / POOL / AFP) (Photo by FIONA HANSON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

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With news that Prince Philip has died at age 99, you can’t help but what wonder about Queen Elizabeth II and Philip’s relationship timeline. How did they meet? How long have they been together? Their love really is a story for the ages.

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The royals first met at a wedding way back in 1934. Princess Elizabeth was only 8 and Philip, who was known as Prince Philip of Greece at the time, was 13. The pair met again in 1939 when they were teenagers and began exchanging letters.