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George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard ShawBorn: 26-Jul-1856
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2-Nov-1950
Location of death: Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire, England
Cause of death: Accident - Fall
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: Irish dramatist and pamphleteer

Father: George Carr Shaw (corn miller)
Wife: Charlotte Payne-Townshend (heiress, m. 1898, d. 1943)

    Administrator: London School of Economics

    Nobel Prize for Literature 1925 (refused)
    Oscar for Best Screenplay 1939 for Pygmalion
    Fabian Society
    International PEN
    Traveled to the USSR Jul-1931
    Sgt. Pepper Lonely Heart
    Risk Factors: Vegetarian

    Major Barbara (14-May-1941) · Himself

Appears on the cover of:
Life, 7-Feb-1944, DETAILS: Portrait by Karsh

Wrote plays:
The Devil's Disciple (1897)
Arms and the Man (1898)
Mrs Warren's Profession (1898)
Captain Brassbound's Conversion (1900)
Man and Superman (1902)
Caesar and Cleopatra (1901)
Major Barbara (1905)
Androcles and the Lion (1912)
Pygmalion (1913)
Heartbreak House (1919)
Saint Joan (1923)

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