H. G. Wells
#22 Overall Influence

H. G. Wells

English writer


Why is this person notable and influential?

Herbert George Wells was an English writer. Prolific in many genres, he wrote dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, history, satire, biography and autobiography. His work also included two books on recreational war games. Wells is now best remembered for his science fiction novels and is often called the “father of science fiction”, along with Jules Verne and the publisher Hugo Gernsback.
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What schools is this person affiliated with?
University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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Royal College of Science

Former higher education institution located in South Kensington

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Mankind in the Making
  • The First Men in the Moon
  • Zoological Retrogression
  • In the Days of the Comet
  • Mr. Belloc Objects to "The Outline of History"
  • Experiment in Autobiography
  • Mind at the End of Its Tether
  • The Pearl of Love
  • The Sea Lady
  • The Universe Rigid
  • Text-Book of Biology
  • The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth
  • Select Conversations with an Uncle
  • New Worlds for Old
  • The Passionate Friends: A Novel
  • The Shape of Things to Come
  • First and Last Things
  • God the Invisible King
  • A Short History of the World
  • Brynhild
  • Meanwhile
  • The Country of the Blind and Other Stories
  • Certain Personal Matters
  • The Wonderful Visit
  • In the Fourth Year
  • A Modern Utopia
  • The Croquet Player
  • An Englishman Looks at the World
  • Marriage
  • The Future in America: A Search After Realities
  • La guerra nell'aria e altre avventure di fantascienza
  • The Story of a Great Schoolmaster
  • The Way the World is Going
  • Love and Mr Lewisham
  • Tales of Space and Time
  • The Holy Terror
  • The History of Mr Polly
  • The Dream
  • This Misery of Boots
  • The Undying Fire
  • Kipps
  • The New World Order
  • The Research Magnificent
  • The Secret Places of the Heart
  • Bealby
  • The Fallacy of the Common Noun
  • The War in the Air
  • The Island of Doctor Moreau
  • Tono-Bungay
  • A Deal in Ostriches
  • Anticipations
  • The Open Conspiracy
  • Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island
  • Floor Games
  • The Soul of a Bishop
  • World Brain
  • Joan and Peter
  • Boon
  • The Invisible Man
  • Mr. Britling Sees It Through
  • The New America: The New World
  • Star-Begotten
  • Il risveglio del dormiente e altre avventure di fantascienza
  • The Red Room
  • The World of William Clissold
  • The New Machiavelli
  • The Beautiful Suit
  • A Year of Prophesying
  • The Wheels of Chance
  • The World Set Free
  • The War of the Worlds
  • Men Like Gods
  • Washington and the Riddle of Peace
  • Stories
  • The Plattner Story and Others
  • Avventure di fantascienza
  • The Discovery of the Future
  • The Time Machine
  • War and the Future
  • Crux Ansata
  • La Russie telle que je viens de la voir
  • The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman
  • Christina Alberta's Father
  • The Science of Life
  • Travels of a Republican Radical in Search of Hot Water
  • Storie di fantasia e di fantascienza
  • The Outline of History
  • Little Wars
  • The Autocracy of Mr. Parham
  • Ann Veronica
  • The Country of the Blind
  • The Work, Wealth and Happiness of Mankind
  • The Sleeper Awakes
  • Russia in the Shadows
  • The Bulpington of Blup

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#13 World Rank
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