L. Ron Hubbard
#260 Overall Influence

L. Ron Hubbard

American science fiction author and the founder of the Church of Scientology


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Lafayette Ronald Hubbard was an American author of science fiction and fantasy stories who founded the Church of Scientology. In 1950, Hubbard authored Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health and established a series of organizations to promote Dianetics. In 1952, Hubbard lost the rights to Dianetics in bankruptcy proceedings, and he subsequently founded Scientology. Thereafter Hubbard oversaw the growth of the Church of Scientology into a worldwide organization.

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George Washington University
George Washington University

University in Washington, D.C.

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#571 World Rank #129 USA Rank