Nelson Mandela and Churchill

Our recent home learning has all been about Nelson Mandela.

All of you have discovered different information on him and it’s very interesting.

The other class has researched another interesting leader, Winston Churchill. As he also led an inspirational life, we think it would be important for you to learn all about him too.

Can you find any similarities between Churchill and Mandela? Any major differences? Is there anything about Churchill that you find interesting?

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15 thoughts on “Nelson Mandela and Churchill

  1. Winston Churchill was the prime minister from the 10th of May 1940, half way through ‘World war 2’ and people referred to him as a war leader at the time. He was also famous for his refusal to give in. Churchill wrote 12 novels during his lifetime, witnessed four wars, and became prime minister twice!

  2. 1a. What was Nelson Mandela famous for?
    Nelson Mandela was famous for being the first person with black coloured skin to be president in South Africa.
    1b. What was Winston Churchill famous for?
    Winston Churchill was prime minister through most of the second world war and was prime minster 2x.

  3. What was Nelson Mandel famous for?
    Nelson mandel is famous for being the first black person to be president in South Africa.
    What was Winston Churchell famous for?
    Winston Churchell was prime minister through most of the second world war and he was famous for his speaches

  4. Winston Churchill was a prime minister at the year 1940. However Mandela was elected as the first black president in South Africa at the year 1994. Winston Churchill was born at the date November 30th 1874 in United kingdom at Woodstock as well as Mandela was born 18th July 1918 in Johannesburg. Mandela died at the date December the 5th 2013 in South Africa. Winston Churchill died at the date January 24th 1965 in London.

  5. did you know nelson Mandel was maryd 3 times and had 6 children.he was in prison for 27 years. He was honoured with the nobel pedce prize in 1993.Retired in 2004 at the age of 85.Nickname was mandiba witch means father” father of the nation”. President of south Africa from 1994-1999.His dad died wen he was 9.He had 17 granchrildren.

  6. Did you know Mandel was the fist man to attend school. He was arrested for driving with Cecil Williams. His dad died when he was 9 an d Mandel was adopted. He, Mandel and Oliver Tambo set up the first black -run law firm. Mandel and the other prisoners would communicate by leaving notes in discarded matchboxes ,under piles of dirty dishes, and taped in toilet tanks.

  7. Winston Churchill was a great leader during the time of WW2. He was born on 30th of November 1874. He received a Nobel prize of literature in 1953. His first paying job was his series of 5 articles. He wrote an estimated amount of 8-10 million words in 40 books. Mr Winston Churchill had much anxiety.

  8. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, born 30 November 1874 died 24 January 1965, was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the worlds greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer (as Winston S. Churchill), and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States.
    Churchill was born into the aristocratic family of the Dukes of Marlborough, a branch of the Spencer family. His father, Lord Randolph Churchill, was a charismatic politician who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer; his mother, Jennie Jerome, was an American socialite. As a young army officer, he saw action in British India, the Sudan, and the Second Boer War. He gained fame as a war correspondent and wrote books about his campaigns.
    Out of office and politically “in the wilderness” during the 1930s, Churchill took the lead in warning about Nazi Germany and in campaigning for rearmament. At the outbreak of the Second World War, he was again appointed First Lord of the Admiralty. Following the resignation of Neville Chamberlain on 10 May 1940, Churchill became Prime Minister. His steadfast refusal to consider surrender helped inspire British resistance, especially during the difficult early days of the war when the British Commonwealth and Empire stood alone in its active opposition to Adolf Hitler. Churchill was particularly noted for his speeches and radio broadcasts, which helped inspire the British people. He led Britain as Prime Minister until victory over Nazi Germany had been secured.He was hugely involved in the second world war and led Britain to victory.

  9. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer (as Winston S. Churchill), and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United states.

    Out of office and politically “in the wilderness” during the 1930s, Churchill took the lead in warning about Nazi Germany and in campaigning for rearmament. At the outbreak of the Second World War, he was again appointed First Lord of the Admiralty. Following the resignation of Neville Chamberlain on 10 May 1940, Churchill became Prime Minister. His steadfast refusal to consider surrender helped inspire British resistance, especially during the difficult early days of the war when the British Commonwealth and Empire stood alone in its active opposition to Adolf Hitler. Churchill was particularly noted for his speeches and radio broadcasts, which helped inspire the British people. He led Britain as Prime Minister until victory over Nazi Germany had been secured.

  10. -Winston Churchill-
    – His full name was Sir Winston Leonard-Spencer Churchill.
    – He was born on November 30th 1874 and he died January 24 1965.

    Winston was a great and powerful man. He has always been remembered as one of the greatest war time leader in Britain of the 20th century. In 1953 Winston won a Nobel Piece prize for his six set literature novel The Second World War. Winston is world wide renown. Even to this day his name is a great figure in history.

    Here are a few key questions:
    – Why do you think Winston was a great man?
    – How was his life different to ours?
    Leave you answers in the comments!

  11. I believe in Mandela`s “Quotes” because he never gave up on people. When Nelson was 9 his father died and Mandela was put in an adoption centre. In 1952, Nelson Mandela and his friend set up Africa`s first black president.
    Here is one of the quotes he said: “It always seems impossible until its done” Nelson Mandela went to was arrested in 1956 for treason and 1962 for leaving the country without a passport and in 1964 Mandela was charged with sabotage while incarcerated at Pretoria Local Prison. Nelson was put in prison for 27 years.

  12. Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela had a statue Nelson Mandela, Mandela had one in Washington and Churchill had a statue in spring garden road.

  13. If distant cherchel did not take us to war are life Wold de different to day! Nelson Mandela did not give up on people.He went to jail for 27 years because he drove with a whight person.Nelson Mandela changed the world by fighting for his rights.

  14. If Winston Churchill did not take us in to war are life would be harder!
    Nelson Mandela made a change in world by fighting for his rights to get, all us to be together.

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