Editor says, what if Winston Churchill had become a world famous mathematician? muses Jeff Provine on This Day in Alternate History Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Jeff Provine Blog thread.
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Editor says, in reality Churchill's vision of mathematics ended, "But it was after dinner and I let it go!" As for mathematics, Churchill wrote, "I quitted for ever in the year 1894..." He turned instead to writing, where he would serve as war correspondent and gain popular leverage to ascend quickly through government despite numerous setbacks. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.