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: Speech, 1944. Often misquoted as "The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see." or "The further backward you look, the further forward you can see."

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Source/Notes: Winston S. Churchill: His Complete Speeches, 1897-1963: 1950-1963 (1974 edition), Chelsea House - ISBN: 9780835206938
Source/Notes: Churchill by Himself: The Definitive Collection of Quotations (2008 edition), PublicAffairs - ISBN: 9781586486389
Source/Notes: Speech in the House of Commons, November 11, 1942 Debate on the address. - The Second World War (1939 - 1945)

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