Today is H.G. Wells‘ birthday. If he was still alive today, he’d be 147 years old. Considered by many to be the father of science fiction, he’s most well known for his novels; The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau. However, his literary work wasn’t exclusive to this genre. He also wrote many short novellas and non-fiction science papers.
You can read more about his life on wikipedia by following this link: H.G. Wells