George Orwell (1903-1950)

Events

George Orwell Lifespan (1903-1950)

June 25, 1903 - January 21, 1950

George Orwell was a novelist and created many books. One being the book "Animal Farm."

Moving to England

1904

George Orwell moved to England with his mother and sister and was raised there.

Receiving a Scholarship

May 1917

In May 1917 George Orwell enters the famous boys prep school "Eton" as the beneficiary of a "prestigious King's" scholarship.

The Switch Up

1934

Eric Blair (George Orwell's real name) changes his name to the pseudonym we know today as George Orwell.

Burmese Days

1934

George Orwell's first novel "Burmese Days" was published.

I do, I do!

June 9, 1936

George Orwell and Eileen Maud O'Shaughnessy, a student he had met in London.

Animal Farm Published in 1945

August 17, 1945

The novel animal farm reflects the Russian Revolution using animals that feel they are not treated with respect or equality.