Winston Churchill – Home and Away in 1951


Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was a British politian who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951-1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, an historian, a writer and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 and became the first person to become an honorary citizen of the United States in 1963.

Chartwell, Kent

Chartwell, Kent

Chartwell was the name of Churchill’s home in Kent.

Churchill with his wife  at home at Chartwell, June 1951. Photo:

Churchill with his wife Clemantine at home at Chartwell, June 1951. Photo: Phillipe Halsman


In quiet solitude. Churchill strolls in the gardens at Chartwell in 1951.


Looking every inch a true Statesman. On the steps at Chartwell. September 20th 1951. Photo: AP


Photograph of Churchill together with General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Field Marshal  Bernard Law Montgomery in London at a reunion of the British Eighth Army on October 19, 1951. Churchill, leaning across a seemingly disgruntled Eisenhower, would again become Britain’s Prime Minister five days later.


26 October 1951: Winston Churchill, accompanied by Lady Clementine, gives his famous ‘V for victory’ sign after hearing the results of a poll returning him as MP in the general election and a second term as Prime Minister. Photo: J.A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency

Britain's new Prime Minister goes to Buckingham Palace - 12-May-1940

Winston Churchill, Britain’s new Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, attended a Privy Council Meeting at Buckingham Palace. December 13th 1951. (Photo by Planet News Archive)

 Winston Churchill celebrated his 77th birthday in 1951

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