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Anson, Thomas Patrick John

Born: 1939 AD
Died: 2005 AD
Nationality: British
Categories: Photographers

1939 – Born on the 25th of April.

1959 – Lord Lichfield was educated at Harrow and Sandhurst, and joined the Grenadier Guards.

1962 – He began to work as a photographer’s assistant, and built up his own reputation, partly as a result of having access to the Royal Family.

1981 – He was selected to take the official photographs of the wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales and subsequently became one of the UK’s best-known photographers.

1999 – He was a pioneer of digital photography at a professional standard.

2002 – He was chosen by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to take the official pictures of her Golden Jubilee.

2005 – On the 10th of November, Lichfield suffered a major stroke, and died the following day at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, aged 66.