Annie Easley

1933 - 2011

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Annie Jean Easley (April 23, 1933 – June 25, 2011) was an American computer scientist, mathematician, and rocket scientist. She worked for the Lewis Research Center (now Glenn Research Center) of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and its predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). She was a leading member of the team which developed software for the Centaur rocket stage, and was one of the first African-Americans to work at NASA. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Annie Easley has received more than 343,962 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Annie Easley is the 118th most popular computer scientist (up from 167th in 2019), the 6,807th most popular biography from United States (up from 10,617th in 2019) and the 71st most popular Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Annie Easley ranks 118 out of 201Before her are Karen Spärck Jones, Robin Milner, Jean Bartik, Adele Goldberg, John L. Hennessy, and Vitalik Buterin. After her are Abraham Lempel, Paul G. Comba, Liu Gang, Arthur Samuel, Alan Shugart, and Kathleen Antonelli.

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Among people born in 1933, Annie Easley ranks 324Before her are Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, Akira Endo, Franco Marini, Nicette Bruno, Galina Volchek, and Valentin Bubukin. After her are Imants Ziedonis, Harve Presnell, Mary Ure, Abdon Pamich, Chuck Grassley, and Gino Pivatelli. Among people deceased in 2011, Annie Easley ranks 284Before her are Robert Lamoureux, Klaus-Dieter Sieloff, Maurice Goldhaber, Jack LaLanne, Edmundo Ros, and Daniel Quillen. After her are Mamoni Raisom Goswami, Joanna Russ, Michael Sarrazin, Gonzalo Rojas, Marie Ljalková, and Thorbjørn Svenssen.

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Among people born in United States, Annie Easley ranks 6,807 out of 18,182Before her are Kate Bosworth (1983), Daniel Giraud Elliot (1835), Charles Willson Peale (1741), Lee Barnes (1906), Telma Hopkins (1948), and C. Gordon Fullerton (1936). After her are Judy Greer (1975), Julia Ward Howe (1819), Daniel Pearl (1963), David Ray Griffin (1939), Louis Clarke (1901), and Akebono Tarō (1969).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Annie Easley ranks 71Before her are Scott Fahlman (1948), James H. Clark (1944), Michael Stonebraker (1943), Jean Bartik (1924), Adele Goldberg (1945), and John L. Hennessy (1952). After her are Arthur Samuel (1901), Alan Shugart (1930), Phil Zimmermann (1954), Shafi Goldwasser (1958), Richard E. Stearns (1936), and Andy Rubin (1963).