George Bernard Shaw

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George Bernard Shaw 
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Irish playwright
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Date of birth 26 July 1856
Dublin
George Bernard Shaw
Date of death 2 November 1950
Ayot St Lawrence
Manner of death
  • accident
Place of burial
Educated at
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation
  • playwright
Member of
  • Royal Society of Literature
Member of political party
  • Labour Party
Father
  • George Carr Shaw
Mother
  • Lucinda Elizabeth Shaw
Spouse
  • Charlotte Payne-Townshend
Notable work
  • Pygmalion
  • Saint Joan
  • Mrs. Warren's Profession
Award received
Authority control
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English: George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856–2 November 1950) was a world-renowned Irish author. Born in Dublin, he moved to London when he turned twenty. Having rejected formal schooling (toward which he had an enduring antipathy), he educated himself by independent study in the reading room of the British Museum; he also began his career there by writing novels for which he could not find a publisher. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925.

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