Hugo Gernsback

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Name: Hugo Gernsbacher
Also Known As: Hugo Gernsback
Occupation: inventor, writer, editor, and magazine publisher
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Hugo Gernsback uncredited , November 1929
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Hugo Gernsback (August 16, 1884 – August 19, 1967) was a Luxembourgish–American inventor, writer, editor, and magazine publisher. In 1926, he founded the first magazine entirely dedicated to science fiction, Amazing Stories.

He was also the publisher of Wonder Stories and a cofounder of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society.

The Hugo Award is named after Hugo Gernsback.

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