Biography of George Orwell:
George Orwell was a famous English novelist and journalist, known for Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and Animal Farm (1945). V.S. Pritchett called him "the wintry conscience of a generation." Here's a brief biography (list of works). Also see quotes.
George Orwell Birth:
He was born Eric Arthur Blair on June 25, 1903 in Motihari, Bengal, India.