Winston Churchill
 World Leader
In War: Resolution, In Defeat: Defiance, In Victory: Magnanimity, In Peace: Goodwill.
 Toronto & Canada
Canada is the master-link in Anglo-American unity, apart from her own glories. God bless your Country.
 Parliamentary Democracy
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried.
 Renaissance Man
Churchill's political and literary achievements are of such magnitude that one is tempted to portray him as a Caesar who also had the gift of Cicero's pen.
Person of the Century

In 1951, Time magazine declared Churchill to be the person of the half-century. In 2002, in a BBC poll he was voted the Greatest Briton of all time. He lived one of the most remarkable lives ever lived; in any century.



From his birth in 1874 to his death 1965, Winston Churchill took part in most of the most important happenings of the first half of the 20th century. View a timeline of the major events of his life.

The State Funeral of Winston Churchill

This coloured presentation of Churchill's funeral is narrated by one of the wartime leader's former bodyguards, Inspector Walter Thompson. It's worth watching all the way to the end, and the poignant site of the myriad cranes along the Thames being lowered in his honour.

Inspector Walter Thompson