Find out more about the greatest American Computer Scientists, including Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Grace Hopper, Donald Knuth and Ken Jennings.
Larry PageLarry Page

26 March 1973

Sergey BrinSergey Brin

21 August 1973

Grace HopperGrace Hopper

09 December 1906

Gabe NewellGabe Newell

03 November 1962

Alan KayAlan Kay

17 May 1940

Judea PearlJudea Pearl

04 September 1936

Ken JenningsKen Jennings

23 May 1974

Robert MetcalfeRobert Metcalfe

07 April 1946

Michael DellMichael Dell

23 February 1965

Richard StallmanRichard Stallman

16 March 1953

Dennis RitchieDennis Ritchie

09 September 1941

Andrew NgAndrew Ng

1976 AD

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Sid MeierSid Meier

24 February 1954

Donald KnuthDonald Knuth

10 January 1938

George HotzGeorge Hotz

02 October 1989

John CarmackJohn Carmack

20 August 1970

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon

30 April 1916

Ed BoonEd Boon

22 February 1964

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Ken ThompsonKen Thompson

04 February 1943

George DantzigGeorge Dantzig

08 November 1914

Lawrence LessigLawrence Lessig

03 June 1961

Vannevar BushVannevar Bush

11 March 1890

James GoslingJames Gosling

19 May 1955

Mark AdlerMark Adler

03 April 1959

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Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon

15 June 1916

James H. ClarkJames H. Clark

23 March 1944

Shawn FanningShawn Fanning

22 November 1980

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot

20 November 1924

Jaron LanierJaron Lanier

03 May 1960

Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky

09 August 1927

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Bruce SchneierBruce Schneier

15 January 1963

Avie TevanianAvie Tevanian

Douglas HofstadterDouglas Hofstadter

15 February 1945

Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener

26 November 1894

Randall MunroeRandall Munroe

17 October 1984

Max LevchinMax Levchin

11 July 1975

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Andy HertzfeldAndy Hertzfeld

06 April 1953

Paul VixiePaul Vixie

Gary KildallGary Kildall

19 May 1942

Matt MullenwegMatt Mullenweg

11 January 1984

Edwin CatmullEdwin Catmull

31 March 1945

Ward CunninghamWard Cunningham

26 May 1949

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Bill JoyBill Joy

08 November 1954

David PackardDavid Packard

07 September 1912

Hilary PutnamHilary Putnam

31 July 1926

Hans ReiserHans Reiser

19 December 1963

Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport

07 February 1941

David FiloDavid Filo

20 April 1966

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Chris MetzenChris Metzen

22 November 1973

Edmund McMillenEdmund McMillen

02 March 1980

Andrew S. TanenbaumAndrew S. Tanenbaum

16 March 1944

Edgar F. CoddEdgar F. Codd

19 August 1923

Don NormanDon Norman

25 December 1935

Eric S. RaymondEric S. Raymond

04 December 1957

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Story MusgraveStory Musgrave

19 August 1935

Charles SimonyiCharles Simonyi

10 September 1948

Alonzo ChurchAlonzo Church

14 June 1903

Daphne KollerDaphne Koller

27 August 1968

Robert Tappan MorrisRobert Tappan Morris

08 November 1965

Ivan SutherlandIvan Sutherland

16 May 1938

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Kevin RoseKevin Rose

21 February 1977

Barbara LiskovBarbara Liskov

07 November 1939

Roberta WilliamsRoberta Williams

16 February 1953

Ian MurdockIan Murdock

28 April 1973

Jef RaskinJef Raskin

09 March 1943

Jon PostelJon Postel

06 August 1943

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Daniel J. BernsteinDaniel J. Bernstein

29 October 1971

Daniel KottkeDaniel Kottke

04 April 1954

Josh SawyerJosh Sawyer

18 October 1975

Peter NortonPeter Norton

14 November 1943

Raj ReddyRaj Reddy

13 June 1937

Lotfi A. ZadehLotfi A. Zadeh

04 February 1921

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Jamie ZawinskiJamie Zawinski

03 November 1968

Larry WallLarry Wall

27 September 1954

Tom HallTom Hall

02 September 1964

Andrew ViterbiAndrew Viterbi

09 March 1935

Whitfield DiffieWhitfield Diffie

05 June 1944

Rashad KhalifaRashad Khalifa

19 November 1935

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Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock

13 June 1934

Peter NorvigPeter Norvig

14 December 1956

Seymour CraySeymour Cray

28 September 1925