#102 Overall Influence

George Bernard Shaw

Irish playwright

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George Bernard Shaw , known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Anglo-Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. His influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman , Pygmalion and Saint Joan . With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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#35 World Rank
Literature
#73 World Rank
Communications