1. Prime Minister Winston Churchill worked hard; he put his proposals efficiently through the Cabinet and Parliament; he carried his Department with him.
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7. Prime Minister Winston Churchill met his future wife, Clementine Hozier, in 1904 at a ball in Crewe House, home of the Earl of Crewe and Crewe's wife Margaret Primrose.
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14. Prime Minister Winston Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953 "for his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values".
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17. Prime Minister Winston Churchill was an accomplished amateur artist and took great pleasure in painting, especially after his resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty in 1915.
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18. Prime Minister Winston Churchill spent most of his retirement at Chartwell and at his home in Hyde Park Gate, in London, and became a habitue of high society on the French Riviera.
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24. Prime Minister Winston Churchill held the office of Minister of Defence from October 1951 until 1 March 1952, when he handed the portfolio to Field Marshal Alexander.
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26. Prime Minister Winston Churchill is today listed as one of the "Founding fathers of the European Union".
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28. In June 1950, Prime Minister Winston Churchill was strongly critical of the Attlee Government's failure to send British representatives to Paris to discuss the Schuman Plan for setting up the European Coal and Steel Community.
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29. Prime Minister Winston Churchill declared "let Europe arise" but was "absolutely clear" that "we shall allow no wedge to be driven between Britain and the United States".
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30. Prime Minister Winston Churchill expressed similar sentiments at a meeting of the Primrose League at the Albert Hall on 18 May 1947.
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35. Prime Minister Winston Churchill opposed the Soviet domination of Poland and wrote bitterly about it in his books, but was unable to prevent it at the conferences.
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42. At this time, Prime Minister Winston Churchill publicly gave his support to the King.
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43. Prime Minister Winston Churchill's figures for the size of the Luftwaffe, leaked to him by Ralph Wigram at the Foreign Office, were less accurate than those of the Air Ministry and he believed that the Germans were preparing to unleash thermite bombs "the size of an orange" on London.
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44. In June 1936, Prime Minister Winston Churchill organised a deputation of senior Conservatives to see Baldwin, Inskip and Halifax.
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46. In 1932, Prime Minister Winston Churchill accepted the presidency of the newly founded New Commonwealth Society, a peace organisation which he described in 1937 as "one of the few peace societies that advocates the use of force, if possible overwhelming force, to support public international law".
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51. Prime Minister Winston Churchill spent much of the next few years concentrating on his writing, works including Marlborough: His Life and Times—a biography of his ancestor John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough—and A History of the English Speaking Peoples, Great Contemporaries and many newspaper articles and collections of speeches.
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53. Prime Minister Winston Churchill edited the Government's newspaper, the British Gazette, and was one of the more hawkish members of the Cabinet, recommending that the route of food convoys from the docks into London should be guarded by tanks, armoured cars and hidden machine guns.
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54. Prime Minister Winston Churchill accepted the post of Chancellor of the Exchequer in Stanley Baldwin's Unionist government, and formally rejoined the Conservative Party, commenting wryly that "anyone can rat, but it takes a certain ingenuity to re-rat".
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56. Prime Minister Winston Churchill had originally sought the backing of the local Unionist association, which happened to be called the Westminster Abbey Constitutional Association, so he adopted the term 'Constitutionalist' to describe himself during the by-election campaign.
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57. Prime Minister Winston Churchill believed that the Labour Party, as a socialist party, did not fully support the existing British Constitution.
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59. In 1923, Prime Minister Winston Churchill acted as a paid consultant for Burmah Oil to lobby the British government to allow Burmah exclusive rights to Persian (Iranian) oil resources; these rights were ultimately granted.
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60. On 4 May 1923, Prime Minister Winston Churchill spoke in favour of the French occupation of the Ruhr, which was extremely unpopular in Britain saying: "We must not allow any particular phrase of French policy to estrange us from the great French nation.
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61. Prime Minister Winston Churchill came fourth in the poll for Dundee, losing to prohibitionist Edwin Scrymgeour.
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62. In July 1921, Prime Minister Winston Churchill argued at the Imperial conference of Dominion prime ministers that despite the rejection by the United States Senate of the alliance with France that Britain should still sign a military alliance with France to guarantee post-war security.
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67. Prime Minister Winston Churchill was the main architect of the Ten Year Rule, a principle that allowed the Treasury to dominate and control strategic, foreign and financial policies under the assumption that "there would be no great European war for the next five or ten years".
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68. Prime Minister Winston Churchill plead his case with both Asquith and Conservative leader Bonar Law, but ultimately accepted his demotion to the position of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
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71. Prime Minister Winston Churchill maintained that his actions prolonged the resistance by a week and that this time had enabled the Allies to secure Calais and Dunkirk.
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72. Prime Minister Winston Churchill began readying the navy for conflict, convinced that if Germany attacked France then Britain would inevitably join the war.
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78. In February 1910, Prime Minister Winston Churchill was promoted to Home Secretary, giving him control over the police and prison services, and he implemented a prison reform programme.
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80. Prime Minister Winston Churchill openly ridiculed those who thought war with Germany was inevitable—according to biographer Roy Jenkins he was going through "a pro-German phase"—and in autumn 1909 he visited Germany, spending time with the Kaiser and observing German Army manoeuvres.
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82. Prime Minister Winston Churchill went then to Venice, and from there toured Italy by motorcar with his friend, Lionel Rothschild.
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83. Prime Minister Winston Churchill expressed concerns about the relations between European settlers and the indigenous southern African population; after Zulu launched the Bambatha Rebellion in Natal, he complained of Europeans' "disgusting butchery of the natives".
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84. Prime Minister Winston Churchill announced a gradual phasing out of the use of Chinese indentured labourers in South Africa; he and the government decided that a sudden ban would cause too much upset in the colony and might damage the economy.
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86. Prime Minister Winston Churchill backed the Liberal vote of censure against the use of Chinese indentured labourers in South Africa, and in favour of a Liberal bill to restore legal rights to trade unions.
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89. In February 1901, Prime Minister Winston Churchill took his seat in the House of Commons, where his maiden speech gained widespread press coverage.
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98. In February 1895, Prime Minister Winston Churchill was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 4th Queen's Own Hussars regiment of the British Army, based at Aldershot.
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