Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon

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The Earl of Snowdon

Armstrong-Jones in the 1980s
Member of the House of Lords
In office
16 November 1999 – 31 March 2016
as Baron Armstrong-Jones
In office
6 October 1961 – 11 November 1999
as Earl of Snowdon
Personal details
Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones

(1930-03-07)7 March 1930
Belgravia, London, England
Died13 January 2017(2017-01-13) (aged 86)
Kensington, London, England
Resting placeSt Baglan's Church, Llanfaglan, Wales
Alma materJesus College, Cambridge

Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (7 March 1930 – 13 January 2017), commonly known as Lord Snowdon, was an English photographer and filmmaker. He was married to Princess Margaret, younger daughter of King George VI and younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II.

Snowdon retired from the House of Lords on 31 March 2016.[1]

Armstrong-Jones died at his home in Kensington, London, England on 13 January 2017, aged 86.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Earl of Snowdon".
  2. "Obituary: Lord Snowdon". BBC News. 13 January 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2017.