H. G. Wells

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H. G. Wells AKA Herbert George Wells

England 1866 – 1946

Comments: newspaper reporter turned political author and satirist; socialist, after WWI, pacifist; Women's Rights, male Suffragette; the World State; Eugenics; anti -Zionist ; supported then disappointed with the League of Nations; early Science Fiction; Gothic horror; Suggested a "New World Order" of centralized power to prevent more World Wars; friends with the Bloomsbury writers;

Teachers: Edgar Allan Poe; Thomas Henry Huxley; Jules Verne; Charles Darwin; William Morris; Francis Galton; Rev. Timothy Harley; Adam Weishaupt;

Students: William Hope Hodgson; Hugo Gernsback; E. J. Gold; L. Ron Hubbard; A. A. Milne of Winnie the Pooh; Orson Welles, radio and movie actor/ director, no relation; José Figueres Ferrer ; C. S. Lewis; President George H.W. Bush;

Friends:George Bernard Shaw; Sigmund Freud; Margaret Sanger, Suffragette ; Elizabeth von Arnim, novelist; Amber Reeves; Rebecca West, author; cousin and wife Isabel Mary Wells; Virginia Woolf; David "Bunny" Garnett; Angelica Bell Garnett; Vita Sackville West ; Dora Carrington; Lytton Strachey ; Duncan Grant; Clive Bell; Vanessa Bell; Stephen Crane, author;

Enemies: G. K. Chesterton; John Birch Society; Fred, David and Charles Koch, it's supporters;

Organizations: The Fabian Society;

Author: The War of the Worlds; The Time Machine AKA The Chronic Argonauts (1888); The Invisible Man; The Island of Doctor Moreau; Kipps; The History of Mr Polly; Experiment in Autobiography (1934); Anticipations of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress Upon Human Life and Thought (1901); When the Sleeper Wakes; The First Men in the Moon; Tono-Bungay; "The Country of the Blind" (1904); The World Set Free (1914); three-volume work, The Outline of History (1920); A Short History of the World; The Science of Life (1930) ;The Work, Wealth and Happiness of Mankind (1931); A Modern Utopia (1905); In the Days of the Comet (1906); The Shape of Things to Come (1933); The Autocracy of Mr Parham (1930); The Holy Terror (1939); Star-begotten (1937); The Croquet Player (1936); Food of the Gods; Ugh-Lomi and the Cave Bear; Men Like Gods (1923);A Man of Parts; God the Invisible King; The War in the Air; The New World Order (1940); created the 1st War Games, Floor Games (1911)and Little Wars (1913); The Open Conspiracy: Blue Prints For a World Revolution - What Are We To Do With Our Lives?, 1933;

Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._G._Wells; read him here - http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/w#a30 and here - http://www.gutenberg.net.au/plusfifty-n-z.html#letterW ; or save your eyes and listen here - http://librivox.org/author/146 ; http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/11/05/the-evolution-of-the-new-world-order.html ; http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/04/10/house-of-cads-growing-up-amid-the-weirdness-of-bloomsbury.html ;