George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw

Born: July 26, 1856

Died: November 2, 1950

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Dramatist, playwright, critic

Biography: George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism, his main talent was for drama, and he wrote more than 60 plays.

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Source/Notes: Man and Superman (1903), p. 230, "Maxims for Revolutionists"