George Orwell

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Biography






Eric Arthur Blair who was known as George Orwell was born on June 25, 1903 in Motihari, Bengal, India and died on January 21, 1950 in London, United Kingdom. George Orwell was known as an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic. He was also known as a man of strong opinions about political movements of his time including communism. George Orwell is mostly known for writing Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Animal Farm is a book about events that lead up to the Russian Revolution of 1917. The characters of Animal Farm are animals who represented real people during the time period of the Russian Revolution. One of the main points of Animal Farm is to criticize communism. George Orwell is influential person because he spoke out on communism and gave his opinions on politics. George Orwell is also known as one of the most influential and politic writer of the 20th century.


Quotes

"Freedom is the right to tell people what the do not want to hear." -George Orwell

"Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it." -George Orwell

"Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past." -George Orwell

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