Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988)

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Robert Anson Heinlein was an American science fiction writer. Often called the "dean of science fiction writers", he was an influential and controversial author of the genre in his time.

Robert Anson Heinlein was an American science fiction writer. Often called the "dean of science fiction writers", he was an influential and controversial author of the genre in his time.

 Robert Anson Heinlein was born on July 7, 1907 in Butler, Missouri; U.S. Robert was an American science fiction writer. He was one of the first science fiction writers to break into mainstream magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post in the late 1940s.

He was one of the best-selling science fiction novelists for many decades, and he, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke are often considered to be the "Big Three" of science fiction authors.

Heinlein's experience in the U.S. Navy exerted a strong influence on his character and writing. Heinlein graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1929 with a B.S. degree in naval engineering, and he served as an officer in the Navy.

Robert wrote 32 novels, 59 short stories and 16 collections published during his life. Four films, two TV series, several episodes of a radio series, and a board game derive more or less directly from his work. He wrote a screenplay for one of the films. Heinlein edited an anthology of other writers' SF short stories.

 Beginning in 1970, Heinlein had a series of health crises; he was died on May 8, 1988 (aged 80) in Carmel, California, U.S.

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