H. G. Wells

Little Easton Rectory, Dunmow, Essex, UK

Herbert George Wells was born in Bromley, Kent on September 21st, 1866. He was an English journalist and novelist, arguably best known for his work in science fiction. Wells was born into poverty but managed to win a scholarship at eighteen years old to study biology at the Norman School of Science in London (Nicholson). In 1888 he graduated from London University and became a science teacher. He married his cousin, Isabel Mary Wells in 1891 but eventually ran off with one of his pupils, Amy Catherine Robbins, in 1894 (Nicholson). Wells contributed to The Yellow Book.


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