Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson

Born: July 18, 1937

Died: February 20, 2005

Nationality: American

Occupation: Journalist, author

Biography: Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American journalist and author. He first came to popular attention with the publication of Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs, although the work he remains best known for is Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, which was first serialised in Rolling Stone magazine.

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Source/Notes: Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century (2004)

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