Interesting People from The Past…

George Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright and author. He was the Son of an Irish civil servant, and was born in Dublin in 1856. He began his working life in a land agent’s office and when he was twenty years old decided, in his own words, to “plunge into London.” There, he began reviewing books for the Pall Mall Gazette, then moved onto being an art critic for the World, and later a dramatic critic for the Saturday Review. His most famous plays included Arms and the Man, Caesar and Cleopatra, Pygmalion, and Saint Joan. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1925. He was a vegetarian and teetotaller, and died in 1950.

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