The Right Honourable Sir
Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill portrait.jpg
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
In office
May, 10 1940 – May, 21 1941
Monarch George VI
Preceded by Neville Chamberlain
Succeeded by German occupation
First Lord of the Admiralty
In office
October 5, 1938 – May, 11 1940
Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
Preceded by The Earl Stanhope
Succeeded by A.V. Alexander
In office
October 24, 1911 – May 25, 1915
Prime Minister H. H. Asquith
Preceded by Reginald McKenna
Succeeded by Arthur Balfour
Personal details
Born Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill
November 30, 1874
Woodstock, England, United Kingdom
Political party Conservative (1900–04, 1924–64)
Liberal (1904–24)
Spouse(s) Clementine Churchill
Profession Member of Parliament  · statesman  · soldier  · journalist  · historian  · author  · painter
Religion Anglican
Military service
Allegiance British Empire
Service/branch British Army
Years of service 1895–1900, 1902–24
Rank Lieutenant-Colonel

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, (November 30, 1874 – January 24, 1965) was a British politician who was the last Prime Minister of the United Kingdom before it was occupied by Germany in 1940. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist.