Born:
January 22, 1906
Died:
June 11, 1936
Age:
30
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Summary

Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 – June 11, 1936) was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is well known for his character Conan the Barbarian and is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre.

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Robert E. Howard at about five years old (circa 1911).
Robert E. Howard at about five years old (circa 1911).
Weird Tales (September 1934) featuring "The People of the Black Circle," the first of the late period Conan stories.[98]
Weird Tales (September 1934) featuring "The People of the Black Circle," the first of the late period Conan stories.[98]
Weird Tales (December 1935) featuring the first installment of the novel The Hour of the Dragon.
Weird Tales (December 1935) featuring the first installment of the novel The Hour of the Dragon.
Oriental Stories (Feb–Mar 1931) featuring "Red Blades of Black Cathay" by Howard and his best friend Tevis Clyde Smith.
Oriental Stories (Feb–Mar 1931) featuring "Red Blades of Black Cathay" by Howard and his best friend Tevis Clyde Smith.
Spicy-Adventure Stories (September 1936) featuring "The Dragon of Kao Tse" by Sam Walser (a.k.a. Robert E. Howard).
Spicy-Adventure Stories (September 1936) featuring "The Dragon of Kao Tse" by Sam Walser (a.k.a. Robert E. Howard).
Robert E. Howard in his Senior Year at Brownwood High School, 1923.
Robert E. Howard in his Senior Year at Brownwood High School, 1923.
Weird Tales (August 1928) featuring "Red Shadows," the first Solomon Kane story
Weird Tales (August 1928) featuring "Red Shadows," the first Solomon Kane story
Weird Tales (May 1934) featuring "Queen of the Black Coast." This was the first of only three covers featuring Conan, although nine Conan stories featured on the cover in total.[85]
Weird Tales (May 1934) featuring "Queen of the Black Coast." This was the first of only three covers featuring Conan, although nine Conan stories featured on the cover in total.[85]
The Howard house in Cross Plains, Texas. Now the Robert E. Howard Museum
The Howard house in Cross Plains, Texas. Now the Robert E. Howard Museum
Howard family gravestone in Brownwood, Texas.
Howard family gravestone in Brownwood, Texas.
An Underwood typewriter, such as Howard used to write his poetry and fiction.
An Underwood typewriter, such as Howard used to write his poetry and fiction.
 
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