Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage

Mathematician, Inventor(1791–1871)
Charles Babbage was known for his contributions to the first mechanical computers, which laid the groundwork for more complex future designs.


Charles Babbage was an English mathematician, philosopher and inventor born on December 26, 1791, in London, England. Often called “The Father of Computing,” Babbage detailed plans for mechanical Calculating Engines, Difference Engines, and Analytical Engines. Babbage died on October 18, 1871, in London.

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