Herbert George "H.G." Wells

Is your surname Wells?

Research the Wells family

Herbert George "H.G." Wells's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Herbert George "H.G." Wells

Also Known As: "Bertie", "H.G. Wells"
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent, England, UK
Death: Died in London, England, UK
Place of Burial: He has no grave. He was cremated.
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Wells and Sarah Wells
Husband of Amy Catherine "Jane" Wells
Ex-husband of Isabel Mary Wells
Father of George Philip Wells; Frank Richard Wells; Anna-Jane Blanco White and Anthony West

Managed by: Peter Trefilov
Last Updated:

About Herbert George "H.G." Wells

Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._G._Wells

Herbert George "H.G." Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an 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, even writing text books and rules for war games. Together with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback, Wells has been referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction".

Wells was an outspoken socialist and sympathetic to pacifist views, although he supported the First World War once it was under way, and his later works became increasingly political and didactic. His middle-period novels (1900–1920) were less science-fictional; they covered lower-middle class life (The History of Mr Polly) and the "New Woman" and the Suffragettes (Ann Veronica).

H. G. Wells bibliography: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._G._Wells_bibliography

view all

Herbert George "H.G." Wells's Timeline

September 21, 1866
Bromley, Kent, England, UK
Age 24
Age 27
Age 28
July 17, 1901
Age 34
Sandgate, Kent, UK
Age 36
Sandgate, Kent, UK
December 31, 1909
Age 43
Paddington, Middlesex, UK
August 4, 1914
Age 47
August 13, 1946
Age 79
London, England, UK
He has no grave. He was cremated.