Profumo


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Profumo

(prəˈfjuːməʊ)
n
(Biography) John (Dennis). 1915–2006 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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Paolo Profumo, Contract Specialist, Phone 5205387868, Email Paolo.F.Profumo.Civ@Mail.Mil - Michael J.
ITALIAN aerospace and defence company Leonardo could seek partnerships in specific business areas, boss Alessandro Profumo said, ruling out a merger involving the entire group.
Sex, lies and Russian spies were at the centre of an outlandish love triangle involving a married Tory cabinet minister which rocked the establishment almost six decades ago and became known as the Profumo affair.
Keeler - played by Kingsman star Sophie Cookson - became a household name when it emerged 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.
[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.
OJohn Profumo was a British politician whose career ended in 1963 after a sexual relationship with the 19-year-old model Christine Keeler in 1961.
Kuwait's Army Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khuder meets Chief Executive Officer of Leonardo-Finmeccanica Company Alessandro Profumo
THE death of Christine Keeler, the former showgirl at the heart of the Profumo scandal, has dragged the affair back into the headlines.
If powerful men were happy to exploit a 19-year-old - Keeler's age when she slept with 46-year-old John Profumo, the secretary of state for war, and Yevgeny Ivanov, a Russian spy - then, says this myth, the misery of rationing and of war was over.
Seymour Platt believes the controversy of the Profumo affair triggered a "sea-change in British culture' that did "immense good for the country".
CHRISTINE KEELER was the girl at the heart of the notorious Profumo affair in 1963 which rocked the Establishment, convulsed Westminster and ultimately contributed to the downfall of the beleaguered Tory government the following year.