Wells, Linton

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Wells, Linton Gender: M
born on 1 April 1893 at 03:06 (= 03:06 AM )
Place Louisville, USA, 38n15, 85w46
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 11°52' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 12°43 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 14°47'


American journalist, international correspondent and soldier-of-fortune who was the very image of a tough foreign correspondent as, throughout his career, he visited every country in the world. He traveled over two million miles and was often brought into contact with the creators of history, from Mussolini to Gandhi. In addition, in 1926, he set a record by going around the world in 28 days.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Social : Great Publicity 1926 (set a record by going around world in 28 days)

Source Notes

LMR quotes his autobiography "Blood on the Moon," 1937, p.1, for the time; the year is given by Dennis Elwell in AQR Summer/1953


  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (Visited Every Country On Earth)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Blood On The Moon)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (International Correspondent)
  • Notable : Famous : Other Famous (Set Record For Going Around Earth In 28 Days)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection