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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LADY Astor, the ex-model caught up in the Profumo affair, has died aged 87.
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.
CHRISTINE Keeler, whose affair with Tory cabinet minister John Profumo shook British politics in the 60s, has died.
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.
Christine Keeler, the former model at the centre of the Profumo affair that shook British politics in the 1960s, has died aged 75, her family and a close friend have said.
Keeler 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.
Christine Keeler dead CHRISTINE KEELER, the former showgirl at the heart of the Profumo scandal of the 1960s, has died aged 75.
ISGRACED Tory War Minister John Profumo, star of the 1960s sex saga, was a very busy boy.
Following the visit Profumo said the meeting provided the perfect opportunity to further cement Leonardo's strong relationship with the country, and establish a firm basis for continued collaborations and knowledge transfer between the SC and Leonardo to 2022, and beyond.