Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was a politician active from the late-19th century until his death in 1965. He was born on 30 November 1874 at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England. Churchill served as Chancellor of the Exchequer, First Lord of the Admiralty, MP and Prime Minister. Churchill died on 24 January 1965 at Hyde Park Gate.
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