William Olaf Stapledon (10 May 1886 – 6 September 1950) – known as Olaf Stapledon – was a British philosopher and author of science fiction.[1][2] In 2014, he was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.

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Olaf Stapledon
Olaf Stapledon
Born(1886-05-10)10 May 1886
Seacombe, Wallasey, Cheshire, England, UK
Died6 September 1950(1950-09-06) (aged 64)
Caldy, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
OccupationNovelist, philosopher
GenreScience fiction, philosophy
Notable worksStar Maker, Last and First Men, Odd John