David Patrick Maxwell Fyfe, Earl of Kilmuir(1900-1967), Politician; Home Secretary and Lord High Chancellor, lawyer and judge
Sitter in 18 portraits
Conservative politician and barrister. Deputy Chief Prosecutor at the Nuremberg war trials; Home Secretary (1951-3); appointed Lord Chancellor in 1954, but sacked, together with six other cabinet members, in July 1962 during Macmillan's 'Night of the Long Knives'.
by Neville Colvin ('Colvin')
pen and ink and Letratone, 1962
by Jack Esten, for Reuters
bromide press print, 30 November 1954
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