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About Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill is former British Prime Minister.

Personal Biography

Winston Churchill loved hearty breakfast with whisky and cigar.

The Roaring Lion

The Roaring Lion is a famous painting on Churchill by the legendary photographer Yousuf Karsh. Recalling his encounter with Churchill, Karsh had revealed that the PM was not in a mood to be photographed, but was later impressed by his work. An exhibition of the works is put up at the Camera Press Gallery in central London on November 7

Other personal information

A Parrot that rode high-wire bicycle that amused Churchill in 1946 still drawing crowds despite is old age.

Massey University College of Education pro-vice chancellor James Chapman said Churchill is not dyslexic.

It was reported that Churchill had asked his senior aids to look into claims of UFO sightings as fears of an invasion by aliens were quite common at the time.

In March 2010, over 60 years after former Churchill first described Britains alliance with the US as a special relationship, the country's MPs have finally said it is time to end the use of such phrases.

In May 2010, Steve Forbes, the US publishing magnate and politician, has decided to auction off a collection of Churchill's secret war diaries and cigars.

In June 2010, art enthusiasts in the UK are furious after it was found that a photograph of Churchill taken in 1948 and placed in the main entrance to a London museum was airbrushed to remove his signature cigar.

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

  • Elected American Academy of Arts & Sciences leader.

Winston Churchill in News

Quotations from Chairman Trump Skewers Trump With His Own Words
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 14, 2015) - Need an antidote to Trumpmania? Quotations from Chairman Trump, edited by journalist Carol Pogash, skewers Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump with his own words. From "dopes" & "clowns" to intelligence (his own) and stupidity (others), Trump's words are preserved here -- unfiltered, unabridged, unauthorized and unbelievable.

Cheapflights.com Summons the Spirits This Halloween
Halloween comes but once a year. And alongside the fun of costumes and candy comes the dark side of this holiday symbolized by haunted houses, vampires, goblins and ghosts. That's right, ghosts. With Halloween just around the corner, the travel experts at Cheapflights

Travel + Leisure Names Ritz-Carlton Montreal Favourite Canadian City Hotel in 2015 World's Best Awards Readers' Survey
Ritz-Carlton Montreal is pleased to announce it has been named the "No. 1 city hotel in Canada" by Travel + Leisure, as part of the magazine's 2015 World's Best Awards Readers' Survey.

Ritz-Carlton Montreal and INFINITI Canada to Host "Hamptons Chic"-Themed Grand Prix Party, With Special Guest Appearance by David Coulthard
The crème de la crème of the international racing community are set to assemble in Montreal for the annual Formula One Grand Prix, from June 5 to 7, 2015. Yet the city's most-anticipated social event will be off the Gilles Villeneuve racetrack, at Ritz-Carlton Montreal's Grand Prix party in conjunction with INFINITI Canada.

The Eight-Volume Official Biography of Sir Winston Churchill by Randolph Churchill and Martin Gilbert Available in Kindle Format for the First Time
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 09, 2015) - RosettaBooks and Hillsdale College kick off today's celebration of Winston Churchill Day with the first Kindle eBook release of the eight-volume official biography of Sir Winston Churchill. Readers can enjoy a free download of all eight volumes in the Amazon Kindle store April 9-11.

Des Hague Gives Inspiring Speech on Leading Through Adversity
Major corporations, such as Wal-Mart and McDonalds, that are experiencing steady declines could learn a thing or two from business executive Des Hague, who recently delivered an inspiring presentation on the topic 'Leading through Adversity'

Reuters partners with ITN Source to bring rare and unseen historical video footage back to public view
LONDON, 10 MARCH, 2015 - Reuters, the world's largest international multimedia news provider, today announced a partnership with ITN Source to make historical archive footage far more accessible to producers and viewers around the world

Ritz-Carlton Montreal's Newest Winter Package Counters Plunging Temperatures With Suite Savings
If the freezing temperatures and mountains of snow are not enough to induce chronic hibernation, Ritz-Carlton Montreal is giving guests even more incentive to check-in and snuggle up indoors in front a roaring fire

Bestselling Author Warren Adler Teams With RosettaBooks for eBook Distribution
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - February 18, 2015) - Best-Selling Author Warren Adler and Stonehouse Productions have teamed up with RosettaBooks for the eBook marketing and distribution of Adler's entire catalog of novels, led by his masterpiece The War of the Roses.

RosettaBooks and Deloitte University Press Release Signals for Strategists eBook
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - February 03, 2015) - Leading independent eBook publisher, RosettaBooks, in collaboration with Deloitte University Press, has released Signals for Strategists: Sensing Emerging Trends in Business and Technology by David Schatsky

Sherryl Woods' Hot Property Among 14 eBook Deals During RosettaBooks Promotion
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - February 01, 2015) - Fans of bestselling authors Barbara Taylor Bradford, M.C. Beaton, Sherryl Woods, Warren Adler and more are in for a treat these next 14 days. Today, leading independent eBook publisher RosettaBooks kicked off its Blind Date With A Book eBook promotion. Readers will enjoy a new free or $0.99 eBook every day Feb

Find Me I'm Yours Creates an Entire New eBook Universe
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 04, 2014) - Find Me I'm Yours, published by leading independent eBook publisher RosettaBooks, was conceived from the get-go as an ever-expanding, multi-platform entertainment experience

Ritz-Carlton Montreal Unveils Canada's First Dom Perignon Champagne Bar
Montreal's most-stylish denizens and oenophiles flocked to the iconic Ritz-Carlton Montreal last night to toast the official opening of the luxury hotel's new Dom Pérignon Champagne Bar

Alan Dershowitz Presents a Powerful Case for Israel's Just War on Terrorism in New Book Terror Tunnels
Ripped from the headlines, Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel's Just War Against Hamas, published by leading independent digital publisher RosettaBooks with Gatestone Institute, describes why Israel's struggle against Hamas is a fight not only to protect its own citizens, but for all democracies

'Crude Awakening' Kindle Single eBook Gives Definitive Account of Chevron v. Donziger Trial and Investigation
Crude Awakening: Chevron in Ecuador, published by leading independent digital publisher RosettaBooks, picks up where other accounts of Chevron in Ecuador leave off. It relates the gripping inside story of Chevron's New York "counter-trial" against the plaintiffs who won a record $19 billion environmental judgment in Ecuador. Written by legal journalist Michael D

Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of World War I With Winston Churchill eBook Deals
This month marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of WWI. And at the forefront was "The Great Orator" himself, Sir Winston S. Churchill

Ridley Pearson's Bestselling Suspense Novel, Undercurrents, Makes Digital Debut
With over 48 published novels in diverse genres, including children's fiction, paranormal, adventure and crime, fans of New York Times bestselling author Ridley Pearson can now read five of his best suspense thrillers in eBook

Ritz-Carlton Montreal Showcases Exhibition From Renowned Montreal Artist, Danielle R O Y
This summer, Ritz-Carlton Montreal offers guests an insider experience of the city's arts and culture scene with an exhibition by renowned local artist, Danielle R O Y. Her collection, titled «Une fleur = un être humain», "A flower = a human being," will be on display at the iconic luxury Montreal hotel until September 5, 2014.

Award-Winning Novel The Night of the Triffids Available in eBook
British writer Simon Clark's The Night of the Triffids, sequel to John Wyndham's 1951 cult classic The Day of the Triffids, makes its digital debut in eBook, published by RosettaBooks. Clark has been praised for paying homage to the original by following in Wyndham's footsteps and adapting Wyndham's writing style in the sequel.

Computer Dupes Humans -- Golden Gate University Professor Part of First Team to Pass Turing Test
Golden Gate University (GGU) Adjunct Professor John Denning, MHA, was part of the first team to pass the 65 year old Turing Test, organized by the University of Reading, England. Judges at the Royal Society in London believed they spent a five minute keyboard conversation with a 13 year old boy, when actually it was a computer program

RosettaBooks Debuts Interactive App
RosettaBooks, the leading independent eBook publisher, has launched a free mobile and tablet application with access to over 85 of its bestselling and newly released titles. Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is free commencing June 5 to app users only

Harold Robbins Revival Kicks Off With 18 eBook Novels
Harold Robbins wrote over 25 best-selling novels which spent more than 300 weeks combined on The New York Times best-seller list and sold in excess of 750 million copies worldwide in 42 languages

British Columbia Student's New Method for Diagnosing HIV in Newborns Wins Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada
OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - May 28, 2014) - A novel method of HIV detection for newborns under the age of 18 months and for adults before three months post-transmission earned a grade 10, British Columbia student top national honours today in the 2014 "Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada" (SBCC).

Ritz-Carlton Montreal and Infiniti Canada Present an Exclusive Grand Prix Party Inspired by Performance
Montreal is gearing-up for the Formula One Grand Prix, and the Ritz-Carlton Montreal, in conjunction with Infiniti Canada, is hosting an exclusive Grand Prix party just hours before the drivers start their engines. The event will take place in the luxury Montreal hotel's Palm Court, Oval Room and Oval Terrace on Friday, June 6th, beginning at 6.00pm until 2.00am.

Nancy Friday's Controversial Book My Secret Garden Makes Digital Debut
Before 50 Shades of Gray was a thing, author Nancy Friday opened the floodgates to female fantasy with the publication of her bestselling book My Secret Garden. In 1973, while the hippies were spreading free love and academics were exploring the hidden power of human sexuality, Friday published direct interviews that reveal the depth of women's inner longings

Command Decision, the First Storytelling of WWII, Makes Digital Debut
William Wister Haines memorialized his experience as a U.S. Air Force officer in his telling of Command Decision, now in eBook, published by RosettaBooks. Originally written for the stage, producers feared the play came too soon after the close of the war and would not be welcomed by a war-weary public

British Historian Ian Mortimer Reveals Realistic Portraits of English Monarchs, Now in eBook
Dr. Ian Mortimer's diligent research, which unearths significant facts that have been lost in the course of history, marks his historical biographies -- Edward III: The Perfect King, Henry IV: The Righteous King and Henry V: The Warrior King -- with surprising insights about his subjects that will intrigue readers

Ritz-Carlton Montreal Announces Five-Year Partnership With Local Children's Charity, Chu Sainte-Justine Foundation
The Ritz-Carlton Montreal has just announced a five-year partnership with local children's charity, CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation. The luxury hotel in Montreal has made a pledge of $100,000, over five-years, towards Sainte-Justine's Healing More Better campaign

Bestselling Romance Authors Invite You to Be Their Valentine
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, readers can indulge their senses in the sultry prose of complimentary romance eBooks from four RosettaBooks bestselling authors Barbara Taylor Bradford, M.C. Beaton, Sharon Sala and Anne Hampson each day of February leading up to the national day of love.

The Shriver Report Spotlights the Truth About Women, Work, and Families Today
Maria Shriver, the Center for American Progress and RosettaBooks have released the new edition of The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Pushes Back from the Brink

Silicon Valley's Churchill Club Presents "Changing the Game" and "The Churchills 2013"
Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced both their "Changing the Game" conference and, a Bay Area favorite, the "The Churchills 2013." On September 26th a day-long conference will begin with a series of thought-provoking expressions of power, from personal, to organizational, and more

Embark on an Exclusive Historical Journey Like No Other With The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C., The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C. and the U.S.S. Sequoia Presidential Yacht
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. and The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C. have partnered with the Sequoia Presidential yacht to provide hotel guests with two one-of-a-kind experiences, whether it's for their next corporate meeting or reception for up to 49 attendees or for an unforgettable personal experience, these packages are perfect for a special occasion.

43 pc secondary students don't know Battle of Britain took place in air
Less than half of UK's secondary school pupils know the Battle of Britain was fought in the air, a poll has revealed.

Incredible pics show $30m 'Great Gatsby' mansion in all its former glory
Photographs of the colonial mansion, which is said to be the inspiration of F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic 'The Great Gatsby', clearly show the estate's former grandeur.

John F. Kennedy Jr. asked Madonna to dress up as his mum
John F. Kennedy Jr. had asked Madonna to dress up as his mother for the cover of his magazine, George, but the 'Material Girl' declined, insisting she would "never do [Jackie O] justice," according to a new book.

Mulberry harbour original blueprints that made D-Day possible go on sale
The original plans for the Mulberry harbour invention that allowed the Allied invasion of France on D-Day, that is June 6, 1944, is expect to fetch 60,000 pounds at auction.

Winston Churchill's forty volumes to be sold as ebooks for first time ever
Former England Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill's forty volumes would be sold as ebooks for the first time in the United Kingdom later this year.

Florence Nightingale left 3.5m pounds fortune when she died
Florence Nightingale, who is known for having saved lives during the Crimean War, had left property worth 3.5 million pounds when she died, it has emerged.

AP apologises for firing reporter who announced end of WW II
The reported who had been sacked for defying the censors to break news of German World War II surrender has finally received an apology from the Associated Press.

Nazi politician Rudolph Hess believed 'Jews had hypnotised Churchill'
Rudolph Hess believed that the Jews had hypnotised Winston Curchill into taking a negative stance towards Nazi Germany, the Deputy Nazi leader's recently discovered psychiatric records have revealed.

Barack Obama tucked me up in bed, reveals David Cameron
British Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed that US President Barack Obama 'tucked him up in bed' while he was aboard 'Air Force One' during his recent trip to America.

Allied forces 'planned to arm Vichy France in World War II' behind Churchill's back
New secret documents have revealed that the British military planned to secretly arm Vichy France during the Second World War behind Churchill's back.

Ex-President Eisenhower secretly met 'aliens' 3 times
Former American President Dwight D. Eisenhower had three secret meetings with aliens at a remote air base in New Mexico in 1954, a former US government consultant has claimed.

Winston Churchill's 1923 Silver Ghost Rolls Royce restored to former glory
London, Jan 2 : After rusting away in the garbage for decades, the 1923 Silver Ghost Rolls Royce used by Sir Winston Churchill has been restored to its former glory and is now estimated to be worth a whopping 250,000 pounds.

'In the Course of My Life' Details Little-Known 1945 Slaughter of German Women, Children
In her new book, "In the Course of My Life," (www.rexvita.com), author Renata Reinhart recounts the little-known Soviet genocide of 2 million Eastern Germans in 1945, committed with the tacit approval of England and the United States.

Derek O'Neill Awarded Variety International's Highest Honors: Humanitarian Award
Amongst the amalgam of prestigious awards earned by Ireland's transformational therapist, Derek O'Neill (www.derekoneill.com), this coming May he will be presented with Variety International Children's Charity's Humanitarian Award, honoring his staunch dedication to the betterment of humanity and work as a selfless philanthropist

David Gower finds out about World War 2 hero ancestors
David Gower, while investigating his family history in 'War Hero In My Family' with Radio One DJ Sara Cox, found about his two uncles who had served in the armed forces during World War II.

Winston Churchill voted 'greatest British gentleman of 20th century'
Sir Winston Churchill was voted the greatest British gentleman of the last century in a new poll conducted in England.

Prince Philips' 'brutal' behaviour left the Queen in 'tears'
The Queen was moved to tears by Prince Philips' 'brutal' behaviour, when she refused to accept his surname of Mountbatten, a new biography has revealed.

Dog breeds can reveal owners' personality
A new study has found that you can tell the owner's personality by his choice of dog breed.

'Foodie' Winston Churchill loved gorging on fizz, roasted deer and caviar
Winston Churchill was an ardent food lover and used to gorge on calorific treats and cocktails ranging from fizz, to roasted deer and caviar to satiate his craving for a good meal.

UK kids believe Winston Churchill is 'animated TV advert dog'
Falling classroom standards and a shift towards creative learning has led to some schoolchildren believe that Winston Churchill is an animated dog, called Churchill from a TV ad, rather than one of Britain's greatest wartime leaders, according to a former deputy head teacher.

New doco recalls the horror of Hitler's Luftwaffe bombing in Bath
Survivors of the Baedeker raids of World War II, when Hitler sent the Luftwaffe to bomb one of Britain's most beautiful cities, Bath, have revealed the horror of the attack in a new documentary called 'The Forgotten Blitz'.

Battle of Britain's 'book of heroes' sells for œ33600
A book containing signatures of RAF pilots who took part in the Battle of Britain has been sold at an auction for 33,600 pounds.

Churchill's secret World War II bunker unearthed in Coleshill
Archaeologists have unearthed a secret World War II 'bunker' that was used to train ordinary British people.

Tactics of govt. akin to those of British: Shanti Bhushan
Criticising the government over the detention of Anna Hazare, senior lawyer and social activist Shanti Bhushan on Tuesday said that the tactics of former were akin to those of the British.

Ancestry.com Releases the Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 in Honor of the 4th of July
In honor of Independence Day, Ancestry.com, the world's largest online family history resource, today launched the Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, a collection of more than one million applications from men with a direct link to either a supporter or participant in the fight for United States independence during the 18th century

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