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H. G. Wells

H. G. WellsAKA Herbert George Wells

Born: 21-Sep-1866
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent, England
Died: 13-Aug-1946
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The War of the Worlds

Father: Joseph Wells
Mother: Glorria Swenson
Wife: Isabel Mary Wells (m. 1891, div. 1895)
Wife: Amy Catherine Robbins (m. 1895, d. 1927, two children)
Mistress: Elizabeth von Arnim (author, b. 1866, affair early 1910s, d. 1940)
Mistress: Rebecca West (author, affair 1913-23, one son)
Son: Anthony West (illegitimate, b. 1914)
Slept with: Odette Keun
Slept with: Moura Budberg
Slept with: Margaret Sanger
Slept with: Martha Gellhorn (1935, speculative)

    High School: Academy of Thomas Morley (-1879)
    University: Imperial College London

    Fabian Society
    International PEN
    Risk Factors: Diabetes, Vegetarian

Author of books:
The Time Machine (1896, novel)
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896, novel)
The Invisible Man (1897, novel)
The War of the Worlds (1898, novel)
When The Sleeper Wakes (1899, novel)
Love and Mr. Lewisham (1900, novel)
The First Men in the Moon (1901, novel)
The Food of the Gods and How It Came To Earth (1904, novel)
Kipps (1905, novel)
In the Days of the Comet (1906, novel)
A Modern Utopia (1908)
Ann Veronica (1909, novel)
Tono-Bungay (1909, novel)
The History of Mr. Polly (1910, novel)
The New Machiavelli (1911)
Marriage (1912)
The World Set Free (1914)
The Outline of History (1920, history)
Men Like Gods (1923)
The World of William Clissold (1926, novel)
Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island (1928, novel)
The Open Conspiracy (1928)
The Shape of Things to Come (1933, novel)
An Experiment in Autobiography (1934, memoir)

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