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Blenheim Palace

Churchill was born in November 1874, in one of the grandest places in Britain. The young Winston played beneath tapestries depicting the great deeds of his ancestors.

Churchill in front of Big Ben.

(Churchill Archives Centre, Baroness Spencer-Churchill Papers, CSCT 5/2)

Churchill's World

To find out about Churchill's worldwide influence, click on the locations on the map at the right.

Westminster Westminster Harrow Harrow Blenheim Palace Blenheim Palace Sandhurst Military Academy Sandhurst Military Academy Chartwell Manor Chartwell Manor Zurich Zurich Dresden Dresden Flanders Flanders Normandy Normandy Dunkirk Dunkirk Dardanelles Straits, Turkey Dardanelles Straits, Turkey Washington DC Washington DC New york New york Fulton, Missouri Fulton, Missouri Bermuda Bermuda Omdurman, Sudan Omdurman, Sudan Yalta, Crimea Yalta, Crimea Tehran, Persia Tehran, Persia India India