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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

11th December 1974 TV Presenter Ben Shephard was born in London.

11th December 1941 Dutch government in London declares war on Italy

11th December 1936 King Edward VIII abdicated from the British throne to marry Wallis Simpson.go to related location

11th December 1930 Eccentric violinist Leonard Friedman was born in London.

George Orwell Lived here



George Orwell Lived here

The place where George Orwell wrote seminal novel 1984.

Location: 27b Canonbury Square, Islington, N1

Description: This was anti-authoritarian author George Orwell's final home - where he lived from 1944 to his death in 1950 in the top floor flat - he called it the most dangerous place to live when the bombs are falling.

He published 'Animal Farm' while here and he wrote '1984' while living in this flat.


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George Orwell Lived here

The place where George Orwell wrote seminal novel 1984.


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