PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL AUTOGRAPH



Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC (Can) was born November 30, 1874 – died January 24, 1965. Chruchill was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. A noted statesman, orator and strategist, Churchill was also a soldier in the British Army. A prolific author, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his own historical writings. As an officer in the British Army, he fought at the Battle of Omdurman and during the Second Boer War. Before the First World War, he served as President of the Board of Trade and Home Secretary during the Liberal governments. In the First World War Churchill served in numerous positions, as First Lord of the Admiralty, Minister of Munitions, Secretary of State for War and Secretary of State for Air. He also served in the British Army on the Western Front and commanded the 6th Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers. After the outbreak of the Second World War, Churchill was appointed First Lord of the Admiralty. Following the resignation of Neville Chamberlain in May 1940, he became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and led the British war effort against the Axis powers. His speeches were a great inspiration to the embattled Allied forces. After losing the 1945 election, Churchill became the leader of the opposition. In 1951, Churchill again became Prime Minister before finally retiring in 1955. Upon his death, he was granted the honour of a state funeral which saw one of the largest assemblies of politicians in the world.

 

Original Winston Churchill Autograph signed on Cut Paper. Approx.size: 4 1/4 inch x 2 1/8 inch. Regular Price – $ 2495.00 / Sale Price – $ 1495.00. SOLD

 

 

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