Profumo


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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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Profumo said yesterday he expected Europe's fragmented defence industry to consolidate, with tie-ups emerging in specific business areas as companies embark on joint projects and strive to cut costs.
Keeler - played by Kingsman star Sophie Cookson - became a household name when it emerged that the 19-year-old former model had been having an affair with both the war secretary John Profumo and Yevgeny Ivanov, a Soviet embassy official.
Rice-Davies is played by the up-andcoming actress Ellie Bamber, while Silent Witness's Emilia Fox is Profumo's wife.
[USA], Aug 31 ( ANI ): 'Kingsman' star Sophie Cookson will be seen playing the role of a controversial party girl, Christine Keeler, in an upcoming BBC drama about the Profumo Affair.
KUWAIT, May 14 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Army Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khuder received on Monday visiting Chief Executive Officer of Leonardo-Finmeccanica Company Alessandro Profumo and his accompanying delegation.
She became famous in the 1963 scandal that rocked the establishment when she had an affair with Tory minister for war John Profumo and a Russian diplomat at the same time at the height of the cold war.
He called her "his little baby", took her to orgies, and eased her into an affair with the married Profumo. Keeler expected little from men after the horror of her childhood, and her testimony about the affair is telling.
She was 19 when she met Minister of War John Profumo and had affairs with him and Russian embassy military attache Yevgeny Ivanov in 1963.
She was the central and seductive figure in a searing story of sex, intrigue and espionage which led to the shaming of John Profumo, who was forced to quit his job as War Secretary, and to leave Parliament altogether.
Christine Keeler, the model at the center of the Profumo affair that caught the entire Britain's attention during the 1960s, died late Monday, her son announced.