Ten fun facts about Winston Churchill

Fact 1
He is widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century.

Fact 2
Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist.

Fact 3
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.

Fact 4
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.

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Short about Winston Churchill
was a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.