Sonia Orwell

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Birthday
25, 1918
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 11, 1980 (62)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1918
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 11, 1980 (62)

About

Wife of author George Orwell who took over his estate after his death, which occurred three months after their marriage.

Before Fame

She met her future husband while working at the literary magazine Horizon, where he was an assistant.

Trivia

She published a collection of her husband's letters and essays in 1968.

Family Life

After her husband's death, she had affairs with several artists, including Lucian Freud.

Associated With

She may have been the model for George Orwell's character Julia in the novel 1984.