Charles Bachman

1924 - 2017

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Charles William Bachman III (December 11, 1924 – July 13, 2017) was an American computer scientist, who spent his entire career as an industrial researcher, developer, and manager rather than in academia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Bachman has received more than 145,362 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Charles Bachman is the 41st most popular computer scientist (up from 49th in 2019), the 2,867th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,893rd in 2019) and the 26th most popular American Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Charles Bachman ranks 41 out of 205Before him are Don Norman, Tony Hoare, Ken Kutaragi, Pierre Bézier, Jay Wright Forrester, and Allen Newell. After him are Brian Kernighan, Leslie Lamport, James Gosling, Barbara Liskov, Ole-Johan Dahl, and Warren Weaver.

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Among people born in 1924, Charles Bachman ranks 145Before him are Charlie Munger, Mohammed Rafi, Hidemaro Watanabe, Alexander Matrosov, Leon Uris, and Motoo Kimura. After him are Ken Tyrrell, Gohar Gasparyan, Franco Basaglia, Friaça, Alice Babs, and Marcel Broodthaers. Among people deceased in 2017, Charles Bachman ranks 144Before him are Dionigi Tettamanzi, Umberto Lenzi, Viktor Gorbatko, Jacques Simon, Omar Abdel-Rahman, and Brunhilde Pomsel. After him are Tom Petty, Claude Rich, James Rosenquist, Vito Acconci, Joachim Meisner, and Daliah Lavi.

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Among people born in United States, Charles Bachman ranks 2,867 out of 15,968Before him are Billie Eilish (2001), Robert Davi (1953), John Waters (1946), Edgar Lee Masters (1868), Judy Chicago (1939), and Alan Menken (1949). After him are Marty Friedman (1962), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), Erin Brockovich (1960), Cy Young (1867), Melissa McCarthy (1970), and Harlan Coben (1962).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Charles Bachman ranks 26Before him are Frances E. Allen (1932), Ivan Sutherland (1938), Jef Raskin (1943), Don Norman (1935), Jay Wright Forrester (1918), and Allen Newell (1927). After him are Leslie Lamport (1941), Barbara Liskov (1939), Warren Weaver (1894), Kevin Mitnick (1963), Alan Perlis (1922), and Fred Brooks (1931).