This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!Buzz·Posted on Jul 6, 201429 Photos Of A Young Prince PhilipHe was actually rather gorgeous, wasn't he?by emilyekmurdochCommunity ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink We know Prince Philip as a rather old man. i.huffpost.com Dapper, certainly, and with a certain way with (offensive) words, but old nonetheless. But like many old people, it has been discovered that Prince Philip was once young. 1. Like, really young. pinterest.com Poor old Prince Philip had to leave his home country of Greece because he and his family's life was in danger. After stopping over in France with relatives, he came to live in England. Hurrah for England! 2. Because Philip was...kinda hot. i.dailymail.co.uk 3. Like, really hot. i43.photobucket.com 4. Look at him work 'pensive'. i.telegraph.co.uk He does it so well. 5. And clearly, we weren't the only ones to think so. tumblr.com That babe on the right is Elizabeth. She prefers Queen Elizabeth at the moment, but when they first met, she was only Princess Elizabeth...albeit the heir to the throne of the British Empire. 6. After a royal education, Elizabeth knew a good thing when she saw it. i.dailymail.co.uk "Oh, explain parliamentary politics to me again, Philip..." 7. It's not hard to see why Elizabeth fell in love with him. s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com That strut. That stare. 8. Philip also came with the added bonus of a uniform. thumbnail.myheritageimages.com Hurrah again! Philip, as a minor royal of a minor house that no longer had any land, had to fend for himself. He joined the Navy, and worked his own way up, with no favours given. 9. Which meant that Elizabeth got to waltz with a man in uniform. news.bbcimg.co.uk Mmmm. 10. static.bbc.co.uk Resist him. I dare you. 11. And so, they got married. wordpress.com #fairytale #wedding #blessed(Of course, the fact that they were third cousins was apparently not a problem.)Dat veil though. 12. i3.mirror.co.uk Just bask in their love. 13. i.dailymail.co.uk BASK 14. Prince Philip and Princess Elizabeth now had a rather wonderful life ahead of them. lettredeparis.com He continued working his way up in the Navy, and she did Princessy things. 15. Like become Queen. i.bullfax.com And even now his wife totally outranks him (and he can't become King, awks), Prince Philip is still waving away, looking fine. 16. Mighty fine. cdn.thedailybeast.com Well hello to you sir. 17. Things generally progressed, as they do... i.dailymail.co.uk Yup, thats Prince Charles there. Loving how exhilarated Queen Elizabeth is, and how slightly panicked Prince Philip is. 18. http://wpmedia.o.canada.com Before Prince Philip knew it, there was another one - but look at him. He's loving being a dad, and he would end up the father to four. 19. But they still had time to be a couple. cdn.images.express.co.uk Let's be honest girls, with that smile - who wouldn't? 20. Prince Philip always supported his wife. si.wsj.net #firstroyalfeminist? 21. Call me Philip! home.bt.com Darnit. Too loyal. There have never ever been any doubts about their marriage, and they have always been ridiculously happy. 22. With charm like that, who wouldn't be? elle.com 23. blogger.com Stare into my soul. 24. Prince Philip had time for his own pursuits - cricket was one of them. wordpress.com You could shake more than my hand... 25. And he always looked out for the missus. i.dailymail.co.uk 26. Always. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com 27. Even right at the very beginning. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com 28. Prince Philip has always been the fun royal. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com Even when he was young, and messing about in boats. 29. Here's to you, Prince Philip. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com tumblr.com Here's to them.