Fun Facts about the Former PM of the UK:
He was an award winning author. He wrote about 20 books over the course of his life, the first of which detailed his army experiences in India.
Both Winston Churchill and King George VI had wanted to accompany the Allied Expeditionary Force on D-Day but was dissuaded by an Admiral who would not take responsibility for them.
He created some 500 artworks. Only 50 had been exhibited by the time he died.
He led Britain to victory in the Second World War.
His mother was an American.