Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1817-1880) Russia-born UK painter, musician and author, in the UK from early childhood; his sf novel, Two Thousand Years Hence (1868), comprises a history of the previous two millennia, written by the New Zealand governor of Britain, whose descriptions of Decadence and fit neatly into the New Zealander topos. [JC]
Henry Nelson O'Neil
born St Petersburg, Russia: 7 January 1817
died London: 13 March 1880
- Two Thousand Years Hence (London: Chapman and Hall, 1868) [hb/J Gilbert]
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