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Stapledon, (William) Olaflocked

  • Robert Crossley


Stapledon, (William) Olaf (1886–1950), philosopher and science fiction writer, was born at 49 Falkland Road, Poolton cum Seacombe, Cheshire, on 10 May 1886, the only child of William Clibbett Stapledon (1860–1932) and his wife, Emmeline, née Miller (1852–1935). His father worked for fifty years in the ...

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