Profumo affair, in british history, political and intelligence scandal in the early 1960s that helped topple the conservative party government of prime minister.
The profumo affair was a british political scandal that originated with a brief sexual relationship most newspapers considered the extent of the defection significant, and several forecast that macmillan would soon resign after the.
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All you need to know about the scandal that changed british politics forever - and the truth about the duke of edinburgh's role in it. In the early 1960s, the “profumo affair” engulfed harold macmillan's government and has been credited with contributing to the conservative's.