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  1. 1. English politician, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  2. 2. Summary information Born: 30 November in 1874 Blenheim, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom Died: January 24, 1965 (aged 90) Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom Nationality: British Political party: Conservative (1900–1904, 1924–1964) Liberal (1904–1924) Residence: 10 Downing Street Profession: Member of Parliament, statesman, soldier, journalist, historian, author, painter
  3. 3. He was born on 30 November 1874.
  4. 4. Churchill's parents Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill Jenny Jacobson/Jerome
  5. 5. As a boy, He was educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, and was sent to India with a cavalry commission in 1895. A Young Winston Churchill
  6. 6. In 1900 he became a politician in the Conservative Party, and was elected to Parliament. In 1904 he changed parties and joined the Liberal Party, but later returned to the Conservative Party.
  7. 7. He married Clementine Hozier in 1908, and had 5 children. Randolph Churchill and his wife with their daughter Arabella Spencer Churchill
  8. 8. World War I In 1910 Churchill became Home Secretary, one of the most important members of the government.
  9. 9. World War II At the start of World War II, Churchill was again put in charge of the Navy. In 1940 the war was going badly for Britain. In May 1940, Neville Chamberlain resigned as prime minister and Churchill took his place.
  10. 10. Churchill had many meetings with Roosevelt and with Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, after they came into the war. They were called the Big Three.
  11. 11.  In 1945, his Conservative party lost an election. He stopped being Prime Minister.  In 1951, he became Prime Minister again.  In 1953, he was knighted and became Sir Winston, and also won the Nobel Prize in Literature.  In 1955, he retired from being Prime Minister.  In 1964, he retired from Parliament.
  12. 12. Churchill died on 24 January 1965 and was given a state funeral.