Inthe London Morning Post sent him to cover the Boer War in South Africa, but he was captured by enemy soldiers almost as soon as he arrived.
After a brief but eventful career in the army, he became a Conservative Member of Parliament in He held many high posts in Liberal and Conservative governments during the first three decades of the century.
At the outbreak of the Second World War, he was appointed First Lord of the Admiralty — a post which he had earlier held from to He took over the premiership again in the Conservative victory of and resigned in However, he remained a Member of Parliament until the general election ofwhen he did not seek re-election.
Queen Elizabeth II conferred on Churchill the dignity of Knighthood and invested him with the insignia of the Order of the Garter in Among the other countless honours and decorations he received, special mention should be made of the honorary citizenship of the United States which President Kennedy conferred on him in Inhe published his only novel, Savrola, and, six years later, his first major work, the biography of his father, Lord Randolph Churchill.
His other famous biography, the life of his great ancestor, the Duke of Marlborough, was published in four volumes between and After his retirement from office, Churchill wrote a History of the English-speaking Peoples 4 vols.
His magnificent oratory survives in a dozen volumes of speeches, among them The Unrelenting StruggleThe Dawn of Liberationand Victory Churchill, a gifted amateur painter, wrote Painting as a Pastime An autobiographical account of his youth, My Early Life, appeared in It was later edited and republished in Nobel Lectures.
To cite this document, always state the source as shown above. Winston Churchill died on January 24, Watch video · Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (November 30, to January 24, ) was a British politician, military officer and writer who served as .
Winston Churchill was one of the best-known statesmen in British history.
Born into a life of privilege, he dedicated himself to public service. As prime minister during World War II, he. The Right Honourable Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (), the son of Lord Randolph Churchill and his American wife Jennie Jerome, was educated at Harrow and Sandhurst.
After a brief but eventful career in the army, he became a Conservative Member of Parliament in He held many. Winston Churchill: Winston Churchill, British statesman who as prime minister rallied British people during World War II and led the country from the brink of defeat.
Winston Churchill was an inspirational statesman, writer, orator and leader who led Britain to victory in the Second World War. He served as Conservative Prime Minister twice - from to Feb 01, · This biography examines the prime minister Sir Winston Churchill.
It explores his early life, military service, and finally his political career in which he.