Death of the Earl of Snowdon
Antony Charles Robert, Earl of Snowdon
March 7th 1930 - January 13th 2017
The Earl of Snowdon, former brother in law of the Queen, has died. He was 86 and passed away peacefully at home.
Lord Snowdon was a renowned photographer and designer and before, during and after his marriage to Princess Margaret was responsible for several collections of royal portraits. He also took a leading role in the organisation of the investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales in 1969.
Lord Snowdon is survived by his son and heir, David, Viscount Linley who will succeed to his earldom. He leaves three other children - Lady Sarah Chatto, Lady Frances Armstrong-Jones and Jasper Cable-Alexander.
Photo credit: Chris Gulker via Wiki Commons.