Konrad Zuse was a German civil engineer, inventor and computer pioneer. His
greatest achievement was the world's first programmable computer; the ...
1935-1938: Konrad Zuse builds Z1, world's first program-controlled computer.
Despite certain mechanical engineering problems it had all the basic ingredients
Konrad Zuse was born in Berlin, Germany, in 1910. In 1935, he graduated from
the Technische Hochschule Berlin-Charlottenburg in civil engineering.
The German civil engineer Konrad Zuse is considered the inventor of the first
digital and programmable computers – a feat he first accomplished in 1938, long
This was the world's first electronic, fully programmable digital computer based on a binary floating-point number and switching system. Zuse
used old movie film to store his programs and data for the Z3, instead of using paper tape or punched cards. In 1949, he moved... More »
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Konrad Zuse had no background in electronics, but he designed and built the first
computers. Born in Germany, he majored in civil engineering in college, then ...
Konrad Zuse was brought up in Braunsberg, East Prussia where he attended the
Humanistisches Gymnasium. He entered the Technische Hochschule of Berlin- ...