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Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940-1945. He served as Prime Minister during the crucial Second World War years. He is also most famous for his “Iron Curtain” speech, where he warned of Soviet influence in Europe and promoted European unity. The name Winston is taken from the place name in Gloucestershire. It originally comes from ‘Wynnstan’, meaning ‘joy’ and ‘stone’.
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