Fredric Warburg

Author

1898 – 1981

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Who was Fredric Warburg?

Fredric John Warburg was an English publisher best known for his association with the British author George Orwell. During a career spanning a large part of the 20th century and ending in 1971, Warburg published Orwell's Animal Farm as well as Nineteen Eighty-Four, and works by other leading figures such as Thomas Mann and Franz Kafka. Other notable publications include the controversial The Third Eye by Lobsang Rampa in 1956, Pierre Boulle's classic The Bridge over the River Kwai, Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf, and William Shirer's The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.

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Born
Nov 27, 1898
London
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Christ Church, Oxford
  • Westminster School
Died
May 25, 1981
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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