Major contributors to computer history.
Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
Founder of Apple.
Dennis Richie (1941-2011)
Created C, co-created Unix.
Ivan Sutherland (1938-)
Father of computer graphics.
Donald Knuth (1938-)
Pioneer of modern programming.
Margaret Hamilton (1936-)
Developer for Apollo space program.
Niklaus Wirth (1934-)
Creator of major languages including Pascal.
Douglas Engelbart (1925-2013)
Human interface pioneer. Invented the mouse and hypertext.
Claude Shannon (1916-2001)
Pioneer in information and communications theory.
Alan Turing (1912-1954)
Father of computer science.
Grace Hopper (1906-1992)
Pioneer in language design. Creator of COBOL.
John von Neumann (1903-1957)
Pioneer theoretician. Creator of modern computer architecture.
Ada Lovelace (1815-1852)
Mathematician. Developed the concept of algorithms.
Charles Babbage (1791-1871)
Inventor. Created the first mechanic computer.
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