Here are some of the most interesting facts about the life of the former British Prime Minister
- Winston Churchill married Clementine Ogilvy Hozier in 1908, but before they were married he proposed to three different women when he was in his twenties–each of whom refused his proposal.
- Churchill’s mother Lady Randolph Churchill went into labour prematurely while visiting her parents-in-law and Winston was born at Blenheim Palace, the home of his grandparents the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough.
- Churchill won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953 for his lifetime body of work.
- Churchill’s mother Lady Randolph (Jennie Jerome) was an American born in Brooklyn, which of course made Winston half American.