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  Adults say Sir Winston Churchill is the greatest
Updated 25 November 2002, 10.23
Sir Winston Churchill
Sir Winston Churchill has been voted the greatest British person ever.

More than a million people voted in a poll organised by the BBC, with the nation's Prime Minister during the Second World War winning.

  Click here to find out more about Churchill

Fact File
Adults' final vote
1. Sir Winston Churchill
2. Isambard Kingdom Brunel
3. Princess Diana
4. Charles Darwin
5. William Shakespeare
6. Sir Isaac Newton
7. John Lennon
8. Queen Elizabeth I
9. Lord Nelson
10. Oliver Cromwell
Churchill won 447,423 votes, beating top inventor and engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel into second place, with Princess Diana in third.

But that's what adults think.

Newsround has also been trying to find the Greatest Briton, and your choice will be revealed on the programme on Monday at 5.25pm.

JK Rowling
Adults didn't rate JK highly, but did you?
Churchill has the chance to make it a double having made the shortlist of five names chosen by you lot.

You reckoned, Churchill, Princess Diana, David Beckham, Michael Owen and JK Rowling were the top five, but who will win?

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