1791, DEc 261815-18711871, Oct 18
an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage is best remembered for originating the concept of a programmable computer. Considered by some to be a "father of the computer", Babbage is credited with inventing the first mechanical computer that eventually led to more complex designs. His varied work in other fields has led him to be described as "pre-eminent" among the many polymaths of his century.
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06/05/1833-Ada Lovelace meets Charles Babbage. He designed an early computer, and she would write the first computer program
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  • Calculating Machine -- 1833
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