Winston Churchill Facts  

Winston Churchill is one of the most well- known Prime Ministers and public figure of the history of Great Britain. He lived a life full of historical events where his active participations feature prominently, the most significant being the World War II where he led his country as well as those others on their side to victory with his intelligent planning and strategy.

Here are some facts about him.

  • Churchill was born as Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Jeanette Jerome in November 30, 1874 in Oxford shire.
  • Churchill was actually born in a cloakroom when his mother suddenly experienced labor pains while at a ball, a few weeks before expected. His mother could only reach up to the ladies cloakroom when with the help of others, she gave birth to Churchill.
  • He was a master orator even though he was a target of speech impairment as a child. In fact it was his speeches which acted as some source of inspiration during the tough times of World War II.
  • Churchill was an accomplished writer, having written three books on politics and philosophy before he was 26 years of age.
  • He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 1953, and is the only British Prime Minister to win so.
  • Churchill owned about 570 paintings of his own even though he did not like to show them off often, having hosted only a few of his art shows during his entire lifetime.
  • As a student, Churchill hated studies and was an average scholar. He was more of a rebel as known from Virginia Cowles in Winston Churchill: the Era and the Man.
  • He was the first person to be recognized as the Honorary Citizen of the United States.

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