Winston Churchill: Quotes for Hard Times
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Winston Churchill was a famous British politician who was born on November 30th 1874 in Woodstock, England.
Even though he didn’t excel in school, Churchill enrolled in the Royal Military College and later after graduation joined the British Cavalry. During his time in the military, Churchill traveled extensively and wrote about his experiences. In 1908, he married Clementine Hozier, the couple eventually had five children together. It was during this time that Churchill began his illustrious political career. Churchill became a member of Parliament in 1900. When Neville Chamberlain resigned in 1940 during the second World War, Churchill took his place as Prime Minister of England. His leadership helped lead to the defeat of Hitler. Churchill lost the 1945 election, but regained his position as Prime Minister in 1951.
In January 1965, Churchill died at the age of 90. His speeches during the war conveyed strength and courage to the population of Great Britain in the face of adversity, and with his candor and wit, he gained much favor among the British people.