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Interesting Facts About Winston Churchill

Here are some of the most interesting facts about the life of the former British Prime Minister

Family Life

  1. Winston Churchill married Clementine Ogilvy Hozier in 1908, but before they were married he proposed to three different women when he was in his twenties–each of whom refused his proposal.
  2. Churchill’s mother Lady Randolph Churchill went into labour prematurely while visiting her parents-in-law and Winston was born at Blenheim Palace, the home of his grandparents the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough.

Personal Life

  1. Churchill won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953 for his lifetime body of work.
  2. Churchill’s mother Lady Randolph (Jennie Jerome) was an American born in Brooklyn, which of course made Winston half American.

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