Sir Winston Churchill : A Biography

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Sir Winston Spencer-Churchill: A Biography Hannah Atkins English 12 May 2015 "Never, never, never give up" – 1941 speech to the students of Harrow Abstract This paper explores the personal life and career of Sir Winston Spencer- Churchill (1874-1965). Soldier, member of Parliament, Prime Minister twice, husband, father, leader- all of these apply to Winston Churchill, one of the most influential men of the twentieth century, and possibly all of time. He became one of the youngest members of Parliament ever. He foresaw the upcoming conflict that England was soon to have with Germany. He was elected Prime Minister of Great Britain twice. During World War II, he used his stunning speeches to rally the British people, and it was, in part, thanks to him, that the British did not succumb to the Nazis. His plethora of fine qualities included courage, optimism, resilience, independence, and loyalty. Sir Winston Spencer-Churchill: A Biography His father was the son of a duke, his mother a rich American socialite. This background set the stage for the success of one of the most important and influential people of the 20th century. Winston Churchill, twice Prime Minister of Great Britain , is one of the most important and most revered men in modern history. He is most famed for his speeches, and for his perseverance in raising the morale of the British people during World War II. Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was born on the 30th of November, 1874 at
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