Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

Born: November 30, 1874

Died: January 24, 1965

Nationality: English

Occupation: Statesman

Biography: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British Conservative politician and statesman known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the century, he served as Prime Minister twice.

Source/Notes: Churchill by Himself: The Definitive Collection of Quotations (2008 edition), PublicAffairs - ISBN: 9781586486389

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Source/Notes: 30 August 1941. As quoted in: "Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists" (November 1950), p. 328. Also in: "A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations" (CRC Press, 1991) by Alan L. Mackay, p. 54 - ISBN: 9780750301060.

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Source/Notes: Maxims and reflections of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill (Houghton Mifflin, 1949), p. 168