July 1961 Ward introduces Keeler to secretary of state for war John Profumo
at a party thrown by Lord and Lady Astor.
In 1963, when the Western world was already on the precipice of monumental changes, it was revealed that John Profumo
, Britain's Secretary of State for War, had an affair with a prostitute named Christine Keeler, who also happened to be the mistress of Yevgeny Ivanov, a senior naval attache at the Soviet embassy in London, and an alleged Russian spy.
CONSERVATIVE politician John Profumo
made a statement to the House of Commons on March 22, 1963, denying any impropriety with the model Christine Keeler (pictured).
Among them was a rising politician called John Profumo
, and when she married him in 1954 they were a golden couple.
We had the scandal of the John Profumo
affair in 1963 and the pros and cons of the Falklands War in 1982.
Did John Profumo
, the former Tory politician who died recently, have any connection with racing?
has died at the age of 91 after suffering a stroke.
Some 40 years ago, British Cabinet member John Profumo
was caught in a love nest with a pair of fancy party girls.
Christine hit the headlines at the height of the Cold War in the 1960s because she had affairs with Tory War Minister John Profumo
and a Soviet naval officer at the same time.
Party in May 1940 when a then-young John Profumo
, later the Minister for War in the Macmillan government and embroiled in one of the political scandals of the century, voted against his own party, the Chamberlain government, in a censure debate, which resulted in the fall of Chamberlain and the installation of Churchill as Prime Minister.
, the minister whose infamous affair brought down the Macmillan government, fled from the press to Avon Carrow, his family home in Stratford-on-Avon, after the scandal broke.
Ward was the man who introduced John Profumo
, Conservative MP and Secretary of State for War, to his frieS nd, the model and showgirl Christine Keeler, who at the time was also allegedly in a relationship with Soviet spy Yevgeny Ivanov.