How many cigars did British Prime Minister Winston Churchill really smoke in his lifetime?

They weren’t just photo props, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill smoked a lot of cigars.

It’s estimated that Churchill smoked 300,000 cigars in his lifetime.

Churchill acquired a taste for Havana cigars after traveling to Cuba to observe the Spanish fight the Cuban guerrillas in 1895.

how many cigars did british prime minister winston churchill really smoke in his lifetime

Sir Winston Churchill was born on 30 November, 1874, and was a British politician known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II.

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