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Niklaus Wirth

AKA Niklaus Emil Wirth

Born: 15-Feb-1934
Birthplace: Winterthur, Switzerland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Computer Programmer

Nationality: Switzerland
Executive summary: Inventor of Pascal, Modula-2

Inventor of Pascal and Modula-2 programming languages.

    University: BS Electronics Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (1959)
    University: MS, Université Laval (1960)
    University: PhD, University of California at Berkeley (1963)
    Professor: Computer Science, Stanford University (1963-67)
    Professor: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (1968-99)

    Xerox PARC (two-year sabbatical)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences Foreign Honorary Member
    Association for Computing Machinery Fellow
    National Academy of Engineering
    Turing Award 1984

Official Website:
http://www.cs.inf.ethz.ch/~wirth/


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