- NAME: Lord Snowdon
- OCCUPATION: Photographer, Filmmaker, Royalty
- BIRTH DATE: March 07, 1930 (Age: 84)
- EDUCATION: Eton College, University of Cambridge
- PLACE OF BIRTH: London, United Kingdom
- Originally: Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones
- AKA: Antony Armstrong-Jones, Esq.
- Full Name: Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon
- AKA: Lord Snowdon
- AKA: Earl of Snowdon
- AKA: Snowdon
- ZODIAC SIGN: Pisces
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Lord Snowdon was married to Princess Margaret, sister of Queen Elizabeth II, from 1960 to 1978. He is also a world-renowned photographer and documentarian.
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Lord Snowdon remarried film production assistant Lucy Mary Davies at the end of that same year. The marriage yielded a daughter, Lady Frances Armstrong-Jones, but ended in divorce in 2000, this time amid allegations that Lord Snowdon was having an affair. Lord Snowdon's first wife, Princess Margaret, died two years later.
In the late 1990s, Lord Snowdon was awarded life peerage, affording him the title of baron and securing his seat in the House of Lords following the exclusion of hereditary peers.
In 2001, Lord Snowdon's photography was featured in a career retrospective held at the National Portrait Gallery. In 2007, his work was exhibited in a show called "In Camera: Snowdon at the Pallant House Gallery," in Chichester, England.
After Snowdon spent four years collaborating with writer Anne de Courcy, his biography was released in 2008, confirming speculation that Snowdon had fathered an illegitimate daughter just prior to marrying Princess Margaret.
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