Aldous Huxley - age: 69

Aldous Huxley

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English author of the bleak, dystopian science fiction novel, Brave New World. His other literary works include Island, Point Counter Point, and The Doors of Perception.He was interested in parapsychology and mysticism, and he frequently experimented with psychedelic drugs.He once wrote a letter to George Orwell in which he praised Orwell's famous novel, 1984.

BEFORE FAME

He studied literature at Balliol College, Oxford. After finishing his education, he briefly taught French and subsequently worked at a chemical plant in Billingham.

PERSONAL LIFE

He married Maria Nys in 1919. The couple welcomed a son, Matthew Huxley, the following year. Aldous Huxley married second wife, Laura, in 1956.

Historical Events in the Life of Aldous Huxley

1949-10-21 Author of 'Brave New World' Aldous Huxley writes to congratulate George Orwell on his new novel '1984'
1955-12-24 Author Aldous Huxley takes LSD for the first time

The meaning of the name Huxley: From Hoc's Field

Famous Quotes
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous Huxley, Complete Essays 2, 1926-29

FUN FACTS

Novelist Aldous Huxley were born on Thursday, birthstone is Ruby, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of , it is 193 days until Aldous Huxley next birthday.

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