The chief aim of wisdom is to enable one to bear with the stupidity of the ignorant.

– Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, Hon. RA (1874-1965)


Sir Knighthood

KG Knight of the Order of the Garter

OM Order of Merit

CH Order of the Companions of Honour

TD Territorial Decoration

DL Deputy Lieutenant

FLS Fellow of the Royal Society

RA Royal Academy of Arts

Member of Parliament for Oldham

Member of Parliament for Manchester Northwest

Member of Parliament for Dundee, with Alexander Wilkie

Member of Parliament for Epping

Member of Parliament for Woodford

Officer Commanding the 6th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers

Leader of the British Conservative Party

(Honorary) Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports

(Honorary) Father of the House

(Honorary) Oldest sitting Member of Parliament (one would guess he would need to sit, at that point)

Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies

President of the Board of Trade

Home Secretary

First Lord of the Admiralty (twice, non-concurrent)

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Minister of Munitions

Secretary of State for War

Secretary of State for Air

Secretary of State for the Colonies

Chancellor of the Exchequer

Leader of the House of Commons

Minister of Defence

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (twice, non-concurrent)

Rector of the University of Aberdeen

Chancellor of the University of Bristol

LL.D.  (Honorary Doctor of law, aka Legum Doctor): University of Rochester, McGill University, Westminster College, Leiden University, University of Miami, University of Copenhagen, Harvard University

Churchill College in Cambridge eponymous

first Honorary Citizen of the United States, decreed by President John F. Kennedy

Nobel Prize in Literature

Largest state funeral ever anywhere at that point in history



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Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it. - Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) Twitter: @HyperIntellect
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