Biography of George Orwell:

George Orwell, the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic best known for his works that explore themes of political and social injustice, totalitarianism, and the impact of political ideology on society. 
Here is a brief biography of George Orwell:

Early Life:

Birth: Eric Arthur Blair was born on June 25, 1903, in Motihari, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day Bihar, India).
Education: Orwell studied at Eton College, a prestigious English boarding school.
Early Life and Early Career - Notable Works and Political Engagement - Personal Life and Death of George Orwell
Biography of George Orwell

Early Career:

After completing his education, Orwell joined the Indian Imperial Police in Burma (now Myanmar) but resigned in 1927, disenchanted with British imperialism.

George Orwell’s Writing Career:

Orwell began his writing career as a journalist and essayist, contributing to various newspapers and magazines.
His first book, “Down and Out in Paris and London” (1933), was a semi-autobiographical account of his experiences among the poor in both cities.

Notable Works:

“Burmese Days” (1934): A novel that draws on Orwell’s experiences in Burma.
“Animal Farm” (1945): A satirical novella that allegorically depicts the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the subsequent Soviet Union.
“Nineteen Eighty-Four” (1949): A dystopian novel that explores the dangers of totalitarianism and a surveillance state.

Political Engagement:

Orwell was actively engaged in political and social issues. He fought in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and wrote about his experiences in “Homage to Catalonia” (1938).
His commitment to democratic socialism and opposition to totalitarian regimes influenced much of his writing.

Personal Life of George Orwell:

Orwell married Eileen O’Shaughnessy in 1936. They adopted a son together.
Eileen passed away in 1945, and Orwell married Sonia Brownell in 1949, shortly before his death.


George Orwell died on January 21, 1950, at the age of 46, from complications related to tuberculosis.


Orwell’s works, particularly “Animal Farm” and “Nineteen Eighty-Four,” have had a profound and lasting impact on literature and political thought.
The terms “Orwellian” and “Big Brother” from “Nineteen Eighty-Four” have become synonymous with oppressive surveillance and control.


“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” “Animal Farm”
“Big Brother is Watching You.” “Nineteen Eighty-Four”
George Orwell’s writing continues to be studied, referenced, and admired for its insightful critique of political systems and its commitment to truth and social justice.