Winston Churchill

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  • Churchill
    • Early Life
      • Churchill Was born In Blenheim Palace in 1874
      • In 1893 Winston attends the Royal Military College at Sandhuest
      • In 1895 Winston graduated and was commissioned as a second Lieutenant in the 4th Queen's own Hussars as part of the Cavalry
      • Married Clementine Hozier in Westminster in 1908
      • In 1896 he was transferred to Bombay- British India and fought against the Pashtun tribe
    • Political ideas and beliefs
      • Churchill left the conservatives in 1904 to join the liberal party. He joined the conservatives again in 1920
      • The labour party supported him more than his own party in 1939
      • Winston is elected Prime Minister in 1940
        • Re-elected for a second term in 1953
      • Churchill did not believe that appeasement could stop Hitler
      • Winston was strongly against India's independence
      • Spoke out about Gandhi, and his non violent protesting. Churchill believed that India was the 'jewel of the British Empire'
      • Winston didn't believe that any other country had a Navy that could rival Britain
      • Introduced the minimum wage to the Uk
    • Personal Life
      • Churchill and Clementine had four children together
      • Churchill died exactly 70 years after his father
      • He had an injury to his arm most of his life which meant that he couldn't fight with a sword
      • His funeral was at St Pauls Cathedral in1965
      • Winston's full name is Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill.
      • Winston received The Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953
      • Winston had two strokes
    • Military + Political Life
      • Winston was ambushed and imprisoned in India, but escaped by climbing the prison walls
      • Churchill was the President of the Board of trade
      • Winston was the Chancellor of the Exchequer
      • Churchill started his political life as reporter in wars
      • Winston was anti-Stalin, but when he realised that he could benefit from him in the war they became allies.
      • He was against women's rights, but when he realised how many women supported him he was with them

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