Ada Lovelace

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Ada Lovelace
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BirthplaceLondon, England
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Ada Lovelace

(person)
(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].

This article is provided by FOLDOC - Free Online Dictionary of Computing (foldoc.org)
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