H.P. Lovecraft

  • Born: (United States) Providence, Rhode Island
  • Died: (United States) Providence, Rhode Island (age 46)

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (born 20 August 1890, Providence, Rhode Island, United States) was an influential writer of macabre and horror fiction. His most famous creation is the Cthulhu mythos, a concept of cosmical horror that has had a huge influence on popular culture: many horror movies are based on this concept and many writers have taken this idea and elaborated on it.

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