Neville Chamberlain was prime minister of the United Kingdom before Winston Churchill. Chamberlain took office on May 28, 1937, and his tenure was ended on May 10, 1940. More »

Winston Churchill was the prime minister of Britain from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. He is most famous for his leadership during World War II, when he rallied the victorious Allied forces. Prior to his service as... More »

Winston Churchill opposed the Munich Pact because he viewed it as an appeasement to Hitler that would lead to a Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia and eventual chaos throughout Europe. He proclaimed that the Munich Pact was... More »

At the outbreak of World War II, which was sparked by the 1939 German invasion of Poland, Neville Chamberlain was the prime minister of the United Kingdom; he was succeeded by Winston Churchill in 1940, who remained prim... More »

The famous speech where Winston Churchill spoke of never giving up was delivered at Harrow School on October 29, 1941. Many of Churchill's speeches were memorable, but this speech is most remembered for the lines that st... More »

Winston Churchill was the prime minister of Britain from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. He is most famous for his leadership during World War II, when he rallied the victorious Allied forces. Prior to his service as... More »

Winston Churchill was widely regarded as a strong, capable leader in large part owing to his ability to inspire others, as well as his gift as an orator and his sustained courage and insight into military and political s... More »