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Profumo

John (Dennis). born 1915, British Conservative politician; secretary of state for war (1960--63). He resigned after a scandal that threatened the government of Harold Macmillan
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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?
John Profumo 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.
John Profumo, 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.