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Aldous Huxley

Author Aldous Huxley

Profession: Author

United Kingdom

Biography: Brave New World, Island, Point Counter Point

Born: July 26, 1894
Birthplace: Godalming, Surrey, England

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo

Died: November 22, 1963 (aged 69)
Cause of Death: Laryngeal cancer (hastened by LSD)

Married Life

  • 1919-07-10 Author Aldous Huxley (25) weds epidemiologist Maria Nys in Bellem, Belgium
  • 1956-03-19 British "The Doors of Perception" author Aldous Huxley (62) weds American musician and author Laura Archera (45)

Historical Events

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

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