THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: Funeral of Winston Churchill

On 30th January 1965, the state funeral for Winston Churchill took place at St Paul's Cathedral in London.

WinstonChurchill died on 24th January 1965, having lived to the age of 90. 

The funeral was on a scale befitting his place in history as the prime minister who guided Britain to victory during World War II.

It became the largest state funeral in history.

Representatives from over 120 countries attended the ceremony in London.

The funeral itself was watched by 350 million people on television.

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