Charles Babbage

December 26, 1791, - October 18, 1871

  • Born in London, UK
  • Lived in Teignmouth, England
  • Credited with inventing the first mechanical computer and the mechanical calculator called the “The Difference Engine”.
  • He is known as the “father of the computer”, and he served as an impact for many complex machines to come.
  • Drafted designs for the Difference Engine No. 2 and the Analytical Engine nearly 100 years before working examples worked.
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