Christopher Warwick, the renowned royal biographer, died on March 14 in Ascot. His age was 72. His death was revealed on Facebook. No cause of death is known. We spoke about his Princess Margaret biography update on Facebook a few days ago.
He was born in Hendon, London, on April 14, 1949, to Leslie Warwick and Eileen Howard. His great partner Brian Auld, brother, sister-in-law, and nephew will miss him dearly.
Princess Mary’s Photograph Albums and Kensington Palace were all written by Chris. Author of The Universal Ustimov, the late British actor Peter Ustinov’s biography.
He is Princess Margaret’s official biographer. His web site: “Princess Margaret (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) and Princess Margaret – A Life of Contrasts (Andre Deutsch) were both written with the princess’s personal cooperation. In February 2022, Albert Bridge Books will release a revised version of Life of Contrasts in e-book, hardcover, and paperback.”
Due to his expertise and skills, he was often featured on television (live and documentaries). He was a master biographer. Facts were important to Chris, but he also grasped his subjects’ feelings and complexities.