“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Sir Winston Churchill
Date of Birth:
30 November 1874
Date of Death:
24 January 1965
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC, PC was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II. He served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a Nobel Prize winning writer, and an artist.
During his army career Churchill saw combat in India, in the Sudan and the Second Boer War. He gained fame and notoriety as a war correspondent and through contemporary books he wrote describing the campaigns. He also served briefly in the British Army on the Western Front in World War I, commanding the 6th Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers.