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Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman, soldier, and writer who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom twice, from 1940 to 1945 during the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955. Apart from two years between 1922 and 1924, he was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1900 to 1964 and represented a total of five constituencies. Ideologically an economic liberal and imperialist, he was for most of his career a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Winston Churchill has received more than 57,968,411 page views. His biography is available in 157 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 154 in 2019). Winston Churchill is the 18th most popular politician (up from 20th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 10th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Politician.

Winston Churchill was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a non-academic historian, a writer, and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his overall, lifetime body of work.

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Among politicians, Winston Churchill ranks 18 out of 15,577Before him are Vladimir Putin, Suleiman the Magnificent, David, Saladin, Elizabeth I of England, and Jimmy Carter. After him are Constantine the Great, Benito Mussolini, Tutankhamun, Hannibal, Otto von Bismarck, and Hammurabi.

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Among people born in 1874, Winston Churchill ranks 1After him are Guglielmo Marconi, Robert Frost, Harry Houdini, Arnold Schoenberg, Herbert Hoover, Howard Carter, Edward Thorndike, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Ernst Cassirer, Chaim Weizmann, and Max Scheler. Among people deceased in 1965, Winston Churchill ranks 1After him are Malcolm X, Le Corbusier, Albert Schweitzer, Syngman Rhee, Farouk of Egypt, Martin Buber, Stan Laurel, Eli Cohen, W. Somerset Maugham, Louise Mountbatten, and Edward Victor Appleton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Winston Churchill ranks 9 out of 7,765Before him are William Shakespeare (1564), Charles Darwin (1809), Elizabeth II (1926), John Locke (1632), Francis Bacon (1561), and Elizabeth I of England (1533). After him are Charlie Chaplin (1889), Stephen Hawking (1942), James Watt (1736), Henry VIII of England (1491), Queen Victoria (1819), and Thomas Hobbes (1588).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Winston Churchill ranks 2Before him are Elizabeth I of England (1533). After him are Queen Victoria (1819), Richard III of England (1452), Margaret Thatcher (1925), Mary I of England (1516), Richard I of England (1157), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), Mary II of England (1662), John Major (1943), Oliver Cromwell (1599), and Alfred the Great (849).