Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman, army officer, and writer. He was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, when he led the country to victory in the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955. Apart from two years between 1922 and 1924, Churchill was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1900 to 1964 and represented a total of five constituencies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Winston Churchill has received more than 40,313,896 page views. His biography is available in 149 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 26th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Winston Churchill ranks 26 out of 14,801Before him are Suleiman the Magnificent, Constantine the Great, Otto von Bismarck, Mao Zedong, Attila, and Cicero. After him are Abraham Lincoln, Nero, Mikhail Gorbachev, Queen Victoria, Umar, and Maria Theresa.

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Among people born in 1874, Winston Churchill ranks 1After him are Guglielmo Marconi, Robert Frost, Harry Houdini, Arnold Schoenberg, Howard Carter, W. Somerset Maugham, Herbert Hoover, Johannes Stark, Chaim Weizmann, Ernst Cassirer, and Edward Thorndike. Among people deceased in 1965, Winston Churchill ranks 1After him are Le Corbusier, Malcolm X, Albert Schweitzer, Syngman Rhee, Martin Buber, W. Somerset Maugham, Stan Laurel, Farouk of Egypt, Edward Victor Appleton, Hermann Staudinger, and Moshe Sharett.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Winston Churchill ranks 9 out of 5,347Before him are Charles Darwin (1809), Elizabeth II (1926), Adam Smith (1723), Elizabeth I of England (1533), Charlie Chaplin (1889), and Francis Bacon (1561). After him are John Locke (1632), Stephen Hawking (1942), James Watt (1736), Queen Victoria (1819), Richard III of England (1452), 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), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), Richard I of England (1157), Mary II of England (1662), Margaret Thatcher (1925), Mary I of England (1516), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Oliver Cromwell (1599), and Ivar the Boneless (900).