Author: George Orwell
Born: June 25, 1903
Died: January 21, 1950
Wrote: Animal Farm, 1984, numerous plays, poetry
George was born in Motihari, India, and his given birth name was Eric Arthur Blair. He was a heavy smoker, which did not help the fact that he had weak lungs. He died at his young age of tuberculosis.
Quote: Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.