George Orwell’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 25, 1903

Death Date

January 21, 1950

Age of Death

46 years

Cause of Death

Tuberculosis

Profession

Novelist

The novelist George Orwell died at the age of 46. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British dystopian author best known for the novels Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm. His other works include an acclaimed autobiographical account of the Spanish Civil War and multiple political essays.

His birth name was Eric Arthur Blair. He and his two sisters were the children of Richard Walmesley Blair and Ida Mabel Blair. He was married to Eileen O’Shaughnessy until her death in 1945. He wed second wife Sonia Brownell in 1949. He fathered one son, Richard Horatio Orwell. 

Quotes

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But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.

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In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.

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It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one’s own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.

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Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

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In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.