Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

British statesman and writer (1874–1965)
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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman, soldier and writer who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, during the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955. Apart from two years between 1922 and 1924, he was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1900 to 1964 and represented a total of five constituencies. Ideologically an economic liberal and imperialist, he was for most of his career a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955. He was a member of the Liberal Party from 1904 to 1924.

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Winston Churchill was born on Monday, 30 November 1874 in Blenheim, Oxfordshire England, UK. His full name at birth was Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill. He was best known as a head of state. Churchill's country of citizenship (nationality) was British. He died on Sunday, 24 January 1965 in Hyde Park, London, England, UK at the age of 90. Winston attended high school at Harrow. For university, he studied at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Politically, he was affiliated with the Conservative Party (UK). His religion is listed as Agnostic. He was 5' 6½" (169 cm) tall and weighed 210 lbs (95 kg) with a large build. He had blue eyes and grey hair (color). His zodiac star sign was Sagittarius.

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Full name at birth
Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill
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Claim to fame
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
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Date of birth
30 November 1874
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Place of birth
Blenheim, Oxfordshire England, UK
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Date of death
24 January 1965
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Age
90 (age at death)
Place of death
Hyde Park, London, England, UK
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Cause of death
Stroke
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Politics, Military
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5' 6½" (169 cm)
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Weight
210 lbs (95 kg)
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  • Top hat and Cigar
  • Low speaking voice
  • Dry sarcastic wit
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High school
Harrow
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University
Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
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Sure I am this day we are masters of our fate, that the task which has been set before us is not above our strength; that its pangs and toils are not beyond our endurance. As long as we have faith in our own cause and an unconquerable will to win, victory will not be denied us.
  • He was portrayed by Ian McNeice in the original production of the play "Never So Good", by Howard Brenton , which premiered at the National Theatre, London, UK in March 2008.
  • While a young student at Eton, he and some friends blew up a wooden shed using homemade gunpowder.
  • When traveling abroad during World War II, he would travel under the alias "Col. Walden" for security reasons.
  • May have had Alzheimer`s disease in later life. Although the Churchill Museum maintains his reduced mental capacity was the result of multiple minor strokes since 1949, his symptoms were consistent with the illness.
  • All members of the Churchill family had animal nicknames. Wife Clementine was "Cat", son Randolph was "Rabbit", daughter Mary was "Mouse", to name a few.
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