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Winston Churchill's Defeat In The 1945

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For all his popularity as a war leader, Winston Churchill lost the 1945 general election to Labour’s Clement Atlee. His wife told him that it might be a ‘blessing in disguise’. Winston Churchill is said to have replied that it was ‘very well disguised’. Churchill was a fan of a drink, in particular Champagne. He said of it: "I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it. In defeat I need it." An American writer visiting London at the time Churchill was named Prime Minister, wrote: "Everywhere I went in London people admired [Churchill's] energy, his courage, his singleness of purpose. People said they didn't know what Britain would do without him. He was obviously respected. But no one felt he would be Prime Minister after the war. He was simply the right man in the right job at the right time." Churchill was indeed defeated in the 1945 election. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA – was not only a politician and war leader, but also an historian, soldier, escaped prisoner of war, prolific writer, watercolour artist and general bon viveur.…show more content…
Britain's war leader Winston Churchill was Britain's prime minister for most of World War II. He was famous for his speeches, and for his refusal to give in, even when things were going badly. For a time he was the most famous person in Britain. People all over the world know the name Winston Churchill. When did he live? Churchill was born in 1874. He lived through two world wars. He saw the first cars, the first planes, and the first astronauts in space. He was at the crowning of Elizabeth II as Queen in 1953. He was an MP for over 60 years. Winston Churchill died in 1965. What was special about Churchill? People remember Churchill as a war leader. But he did other important jobs in a long life full of adventures. Winston Churchill loved history and in his life he made
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