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Computer Scientists, Engineers and Geologists

Computer Scientists

  • Babbage, Charles, 1791 - 1871
  • Berners-Lee, Tim, 1955
  • Eich, Brendan, 1961 -
  • Hopper, Grace, 1906 - 1992
  • Lerdorf, Rasmus, 1968 -
  • Lovelace, Ada, 1815 - 1851
  • von Neumann, John, 1903 - 1957
  • Pascal, Blaise, 1623 - 1662
  • Turing, Alan, 1912 - 1954

Engineers

  • Archimedes c. 287 - 212 BCE
  • Bell, Alexander, 1847 - 1922
  • Carnot, Nicolas Léonard Sadi, 1796 - 1832
  • Ctesibius, c. 285 - 222 BCE
  • Diesel, Rudolf, 1858 - 1913
  • Harrison, John, 1693 - 1776
  • Hauksbee, Francis the elder, 1660 – 1713
  • Heron of Alexandria, c.10 - c.70 CE
  • Leonardo da Vinci 1452 - 1519
  • Musschenbroek, Pieter van, 1692 - 1761
  • Philo of Byzantium, c. 280 - 220 BCE
  • Stephenson, George, 1781 - 1848
  • Wallis, Barnes, 1887 - 1979
  • Watt, James, 1736 - 1819
  • Watson-Watt, Robert, 1892 - 1973

Geologists

  • Michell, John, 1724 - 1793

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