Churchill was famous for his stubborn resistance to Hitler during the darkest hours of the Second World War. He was brought up by servants and friends of the family.
His father, Lord Randolph Churchillwas a younger son of the 7th Duke, and a leading Tory politician.
He joined the British Armyin He fought in what is now Pakistan. After this, he fought in a war in Sudanin as an officer in the cavalry. He was captured by the Boersbut managed to escape. Inhe became a politician in the Conservative Partyand was elected to Parliament.
Inhe changed parties and joined the Liberal Partybut later returned to the Conservative Party. World War I[ change change source ] In Churchill became Home Secretaryone of the most important members of the government.
When World War I broke out, he stayed in that job. He organized an invasion in Gallipoli which went wrong, and because of this, he was made to leave the government. He joined the army and was sent to fight in France, although he was still a Member of Parliament. In he was made minister in charge of military supplies Minister of Munitions.
In he was in charge of the colonies as Secretary of State. Soon after, in he lost in an election. In he became a member of Parliament again, this time not as a member of any party.
In he joined the Conservative Party again. He became Chancellor of the Exchequer Minister of Finance in AfterChurchill disagreed with many things the Conservative party believed in. He was not given any job in the government.
Instead he wrote books. One was called Marlborough: When Adolf Hitler came to power in GermanyChurchill warned that Britain should strengthen its military and oppose Hitler. However, very few leaders agreed with him. In the war was going badly for Britain.
Some people thought that Britain could not win the war, and that the British government should make peace with Hitler. Churchill was sure that Britain could win, and promised to continue the fight. He made famous speeches that are still remembered today.
He persuaded Roosevelt to give supplies to Britain, and to help Britain.Winston Churchill in the Canadian Parliament, December by Yousuf Karsh. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; In office 26 October – 5 April Essays and criticism on Winston Churchill - Critical Essays.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill KG OM CH TD FRS PC (November 30, – January 24, ) was a British politician and statesman, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II. He was Prime Minister of the UK from to and again from to He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in See also: The Second World War (book series).
Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer-Churchill MBE (28 May – 6 June ) was a British journalist, writer and a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Preston from to He was the only son of British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and his wife, Clementine Churchill, Baroness lausannecongress2018.com wrote the first two volumes of the official life of his father.
Winston Churchill was born on 30 November at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England, Essays and short stories "Man Overboard!" ().
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The perfect antidote to his 'Black Dog', a depression that blighted his working life, Churchill took to painting with gusto. Picking up a paintbrush for the first time at the age of forty, Winston Churchill found in painting a passion that was to remain his constant companion.