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Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill
Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill
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Father: Lord Randolph Spencer-Churchill * 13.02.1849
Mother: Jeanette Jerome * 09.01.1850
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Chronology
  • 10.05.1940
    World War II: Winston Churchill is appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 14.08.1941
    World War II - Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt sign the Atlantic Charter of war stating postwar aims.
  • 14.01.1943
    World War II: Roosevelt and Churchill begin Casablanca Conference to discuss strategy and study the next phase of the war.
  • 14.01.1943
    Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to travel via airplane while in office (Miami, Florida to Morocco to meet with Winston Churchill to discuss World War II).
  • 24.01.1943
    World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill conclude a conference in Casablanca.
  • 19.05.1943
    World War II: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt set Monday, May 1, 1944 as the date for the cross-English Channel landing (D-Day would later be delayed over a month due to bad weather).
  • 17.08.1943
    World War II - First Quebec Conference of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and William Lyon Mackenzie King begins.
  • 22.11.1943
    World War II: War in the Pacific - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-Shek meet in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss ways to defeat Japan.
  • 28.11.1943
    World War II: Tehran Conference - US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran to discuss war strategy.
  • 30.11.1943
    U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet leader Josef Stalin establish an agreement concerning a planned June 1944 invasion of Europe codenamed Operation Overlord.
  • 15.09.1944
    Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet in Quebec as part of the Octagon Conference to discuss strategy.
  • 02.02.1945
    World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill leave to meet with Soviet leader Joseph Stalin at the Yalta Conference.
  • 17.07.1945
    World War II: Potsdam Conference - At Potsdam, President Harry Truman, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the three main Allied leaders, begin their final summit of the war. The meeting will end on August 2.
  • 26.07.1945
    The Labour Party wins the United Kingdom general election of July 5 by a landslide, removing Winston Churchill from power.
  • 05.03.1946
    Winston Churchill uses the phrase "Iron Curtain" in his speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.
  • 19.09.1946
    The Council of Europe is founded following a speech given by Winston Churchill at the University of Zurich.
  • 21.02.1952
    The government of Winston Churchill abolishes Identity Cards in the UK to "set the people free".
  • 21.02.1952
    The government of Winston Churchill abolishes Identity Cards in the UK to "set the people free".
  • 26.02.1952
    United Kingdom Prime Minister Winston Churchill announces that his nation has an atomic bomb.
  • 24.04.1953
    Winston Churchill is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
  • 05.04.1955
    Winston Churchill resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom amid indications of failing health.
  • 01.02.1965
    Churchill River, Newfoundland - Hamilton River in Labrador renamed Churchill River in honour of Winston Churchill.
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