H. G. Wells (Herbert George) (1866-1946)

Death: 13th August 1946 
Location: Cremated at Golders Green Crematorium. Ashes scattered at sea by Old Harry Rocks, Studland, Dorset, England
Photo taken by: John Tomlinson
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English author, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary.
Together with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback, Wells has been referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction". Wells wrote several classics of science fiction including The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds.


Anonymous said…
Thank you for including one of my heroes.