Ada Lovelace

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Ada Lovelace
BirthplaceLondon, England

Ada Lovelace

(1811-1852) The daughter of Lord Byron, who became the world's first programmer while cooperating with Charles Babbage on the design of his mechanical computing engines in the mid-1800s.

The language Ada was named after her.

["Ada, Enchantress of Numbers Prophit of the Computer Age", Betty Alexandra Toole].

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Set at the beginning of Great Britain's Industrial Revolution, the play is about the relationship between Ada Byron Lovelace, the daughter of poet Lord Byron, and mechanical engineer and so-called father of the computer Charles Babbage.
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He married Anne Isabella Milbanke who was born at Elemore Hall, Pittington, Durham, in 1792, who gave birth to their child called Augusta Ada Byron in January 1815.
He married Anne Isabella Milbanke, who was born at Elemore Hall, Pittington, Durham, in 1792, and who gave birth to their child, Augusta Ada Byron in January 1815.
Techno-woman | AUGUSTA Ada Byron, the woman most |often credited with writing the first computer programme, was born in 1815.
Baum J (1986) The calculating passion of Ada Byron. Hamden, Conn: The Shoe String Press.
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