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Kurt Mahr


Germany (1934 - 1993)

Kurt Mahr was the pen name of Klaus Otto Mahn, a German science fiction writer famous for his contributions to the Perry Rhodan franchise.

He was known among the writing staff as 'The Physicist', due to his original profession, which also allowed him to give a greater degree of scientific accuracy to his literary work.

He was killed in an accident in Florida in 1993, aged 59.