|Also Known As:||Hugo Gernsback|
|Occupation:||inventor, writer, editor, and magazine publisher|
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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.
The Hugo Award is named after Hugo Gernsback.