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  1. Randolph Churchill was born at his parents' house at Eccleston Square, London, on 28 May 1911. His parents nicknamed him "the Chumbolly" before he was born. His father Winston Churchill was already a leading Liberal Cabinet Minister and Randolph was christened in the House of Commons crypt on 26 October 1911, with Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey and Conservative politician F. E. Smith among ...

  2. Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill (13 February 1849 – 24 January 1895) was a British statesman. Churchill was a Tory radical and coined the term 'Tory democracy'. He inspired a generation of party managers, created the National Union of the Conservative Party, and broke new ground in modern budgetary presentations, attracting admiration and criticism from across the political spectrum.

  3. Randolph Churchill, English author, journalist, and politician, the only son of British prime minister Winston Churchill. Churchill was a popular journalist in the 1930s and thrice failed to enter Parliament before becoming Conservative member for Preston (1940–45).

  4. Randolph Churchill was a British journalist, writer, politician, and the son of former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill. After three unsuccessful attempts to enter Parliament, Randolph finally became a Conservative Member of Parliament for Preston, in 1940.

  5. Nov 15, 2017 · Remembering Randolph. He combined two qualities: generous loyalty to those he loved, and an acid tongue and pen for those he didn’t. Most of the latter, I tend to think, richly deserved what they got. Randolph Churchill ’s public persona was based on the latter quality. In the mid-1950s, surgery revealed that a tumor on his lung was benign.

  6. Aug 29, 2008 · 2021 International Churchill Conference. Join us online (for free!) or live in London, 7-9 October 2021. View Event. Even as a young man, Randolph’s health had been unreliable. He was a heavy smoker, sufficiently so to “burn his tongue,” and friends and physicians advised him to quit smoking and moderate his drinking.

  7. Oct 14, 2008 · 2021 International Churchill Conference. His son writes: “Randolph had no idea how unpleasant and offensive he could be when he was drunk. By the time he was sober he had largely forgotten or become oblivious to what had passed. When in good form, he could be the best of companions, a brilliant conversationalist, bubbling with wit and panache.

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