Winston Churchill was from England. He was born in 1874 at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England. His parents were Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill. Churchill became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. His most famous speech is the ‘finest hour’ speech. He became Prime Minister for the second time but he resigned. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War; he was a hero to the British people. Widely considered one of the 20th century’s most significant figures, Churchill remains popular in the UK and Western world where he is seen as victorious wartime leader who played an important role in defending liberal democracy from the spread of fascism. Also praised as a social reformer and writer, among his many awards was the Nobel Prize in Literature.