Hace 2 días · Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman, soldier, and writer who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom twice, from 1940 to 1945 during the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955.
Hace 4 días · General John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, 1st Prince of Mindelheim, 1st Count of Nellenburg, Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, KG, PC (26 May 1650 – 16 June 1722 O.S.) was an English soldier and statesman whose career spanned the reigns of five monarchs.
26 de feb. de 2023 · Iron Curtain speech, speech delivered by former British prime minister Winston Churchill in Fulton, Missouri, on March 5, 1946, in which he stressed the necessity for the United States and Britain to act as the guardians of peace and stability against the menace of Soviet communism, which had lowered an “iron curtain” across Europe.
- Early Life and Marriage
- Military Career
He was born at Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland, where Lord Randolph was secretary to his grandfather, the 7th Duke of Marlborough, then Viceroy of Ireland. John was educated at Harrow School in England. Jennie's sisters believed that John's actual biological father was Evelyn Boscawen. He married, in Oxford on 8 August 1908, Lady Gwendoline Theresa M...
He was commissioned into the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars in 1898. He served in the South African Light Horse alongside his war correspondent brother in the Second Boer War in 1899–1900. He was Mentioned in Dispatches, and was shot through the leg during the Battle of the Tugela Heights, part of the campaign for the relief of Ladysmith. He fough...
He died on 23 February 1947, aged 67, of heart disease and is buried near his parents and brother at St Martin's Church, Bladon, near Woodstock, Oxfordshire.
John and his wife had three children: 1. John George Spencer-Churchill (31 May 1909 –1992) 2. Henry Winston Peregrine Spencer-Churchill (25 May 1913 – 19 March 2002) 3. Anne Clarissa Churchill, Countess of Avon (born 28 June 1920), the widow of the former prime minister Anthony Eden
Hace 5 días · Spencer-Churchill first met her future husband at Cranborne, Dorset (home of the future 5th Marquess of Salisbury ), in 1936, when she was 16. He was already famous for his elegant attire and Homburg hat, and she was struck by Eden's unusual pinstriped tweed trousers.  Winston Churchill and the wartime link [ edit]
- Anne Clarissa Spencer-Churchill, 28 June 1920, Kensington, London, England
- Jack Churchill (father)
6 de mar. de 2023 · “The Spencer-Churchills were at the very heart of British society and politics for two centuries and this piece, and the names it carries, reflect their status and influence in a way almost no other family dynasty could match,” said Hancocks London managing director Guy Burton in a release.