Year: 1999 Source: Proceedings of The Pavese Society Newsletter, v.10, (1999), p.53-60 SIEC No: 19990213

This article describes the events leading up to the suicide of Stephen Ward, a physician who treated such famous people as Winston Churchill, Mahatma Ghandi, & Elizabeth Taylor. At the time of his death, Ward was falsely accused of living off of the profits of prostitutes; he killed himself before a guilty or non-guilty verdict was given. This article describes Ward’s social connections, the events at his trial, & his death.