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Charles Babbage
Charles Babbage was a 19th-century mathematician and inventor whose calculating machines earned him a top spot in the history of mechanical computing. Babbage's early career was devoted to practical applied science, particularly in manufacturing. But he is most famous for his work on what he called the Difference Engine and, later, the Analytical Engine. As early as 1822 he speculated that a machine could be used to compute complex mathematical problems and calculate and correct errors in logari More »
Born: December 26, 1792 (Teignmouth, Devonshire, England)

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Charles Babbage KH FRS was an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage originated the concept of a ...

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Introduction. The calculating engines of English mathematician Charles Babbage (1791-1871) are among the most celebrated icons in the prehistory of ...

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Jun 28, 2017 ... Charles Babbage, (born December 26, 1791, London, England—died October 18, 1871, London), English mathematician and inventor who is ...

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Charles Babbage was born in London Dec. 26, 1791, St. Stephan day, in London . He was son of Benjamin Babbage, a banking partner of the Praeds who ...

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Vital Statistics. Charles Babbage (1791-1871) was born in Walworth, Surrey, on December 26, 1791. He was one of four children born to the banker Benjamin ...

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Charles Babbage and his Difference Engine #2. Charles Babbage (1791-1871), computer pioneer, designed the first automatic computing engines. He invented ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Charles Babbage, often referred to as “The Father of Computing,” invented the first mechanical computer in the early 1800s. Learn more at ...

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Read a concise life history of Charles Babbage, a pioneer of computer science. Discover facts about his inventions.

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Biography of Charles Babbage. Charles Babbage, credited deservedly as Father of the Computer, the world renowned inventor of Differential Engine and ...