Hugo Gernsback

Hugo Gernsback (August 16, 1884 – August 19, 1967), born Hugo Gernsbacher, was a Luxembourgian American inventor, writer, editor, and magazine publisher, best remembered for publications that included the first science fiction magazine. His contributions to the genre as publisher were so significant that, along with H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, he is sometimes popularly called "The Father of Science Fiction". In his honor, the annual Science Fiction Achievement awards are named the "Hugos".

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Electrical Experimenter
... combination of a magazine and mail-order catalog that had been published by Hugo Gernsback starting in 1908 ... The magazine was edited by Hugo Gernsback until March 1929, when the publishing empire of Sidney and Hugo Gernsback was forced into bankruptcy after that date it was edited by Arthur H ... Under the editorship of Gernsback, it also published some early science fiction he published several of his own stories in the magazine starting in 1915, and encouraged others ...
Radio-Electronics - Earlier Publications
... In 1905 Hugo Gernsback established Electro Importing Company to sell radio components and electrical supplies by mail order ... Gernsback sold Modern Electrics in March 1913 and it became Electrician and Mechanic ... Gernsback was an enthusiastic supporter of amateur radio ...
Hugo Gernsback - Patents
... Gernsback held 80 patents by the time of his death in New York City on August 19, 1967. ...
Experimenter Publishing - Magazines - Other Publications
... Hugo Gernsback was President and R ... Sidney Gernsback was the editor and his name appeared on the cover ... Sidney Gernsback published a hard bound "Radio Encyclopedia" for that was independent of Experimenter Publishing or the Consrad Company ...
Experimenter Publishing - Bankruptcy - Proceedings
... Hugo Gernsback spoke to the press afterward and said "Plans are being formulated to reorganize and continue publication as heretofore ... March 10), Amazing Stores and Science and Invention were the last to feature Hugo Gernsback as editor ... Hugo and Sidney Gernsback were questioned at an April 19 hearing about the operation of the Experimenter Publishing and the Consrad Company ...

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