Ten fun facts about Winston Churchill
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He is widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century.
Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist.
He is the only British Prime Minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was also the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States.
He was named the Greatest Briton of all time in a 2002 poll.Fact 5
As a schoolboy, Winston Churchill did not shine academically; he would often find himself in the bottom half of classes and examinations; his rebellious streak ending in numerous beatings.Fact 6
He was famous for his great oratory skills.Fact 7
He was not healthy during World War II. He had a heart attack in 1941 and pneumonia in 1943.Fact 8
Churchill is best known for his impressionist scenes of landscape, many of which were painted while on holiday in the South of France, Egypt or Morocco.Fact 9
Churchill had a lisp that continued throughout his career.Fact 10
He was born from an aristocratic family. Go to more people facts ❯
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