Charles P. Thacker

1943 - 2017

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Charles Patrick "Chuck" Thacker (February 26, 1943 – June 12, 2017) was an American pioneer computer designer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles P. Thacker has received more than 112,143 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles P. Thacker is the 125th most popular computer scientist (down from 111th in 2019), the 7,570th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,079th in 2019) and the 76th most popular American Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Charles P. Thacker ranks 125 out of 205Before him are Scott Fahlman, Kathleen Antonelli, Radia Perlman, Jaron Lanier, Marlyn Meltzer, and Michael Stonebraker. After him are Bill Moggridge, Robert Tarjan, Adele Goldberg, Andy Rubin, Phil Zimmermann, and Anita Borg.

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Among people born in 1943, Charles P. Thacker ranks 445Before him are Ronnie Spector, Shinobu Sekine, Kiril Dojčinovski, David Alexandre Winter, Michael Stonebraker, and Foppe de Haan. After him are Kaoru Ikeya, Dickey Betts, Zvonimir Vujin, Bill Moggridge, Vladimir Fedotov, and Androulla Vassiliou. Among people deceased in 2017, Charles P. Thacker ranks 388Before him are Patrick Nève, Daphne Caruana Galizia, Anthony Harvey, Girija Devi, Robert Hirsch, and Erin Moran. After him are Molly Peters, Ruth Perry, Issam Zahreddine, Don Williams, Mervyn Rose, and Hiromi Tsuru.

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Among people born in United States, Charles P. Thacker ranks 7,570 out of 15,968Before him are Mel Tormé (1925), James Gunn (1938), Emma Abbott (1850), Erin Moran (1960), Dexter Jackson (1969), and Guinn Smith (1920). After him are Flavor Flav (1959), Larry Adler (1914), Rodney Mullen (1966), Bellamy Young (1970), Sarah Drew (1980), and Dwight Howard (1985).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Charles P. Thacker ranks 76Before him are Randy Pausch (1960), Scott Fahlman (1948), Radia Perlman (1951), Jaron Lanier (1960), Marlyn Meltzer (1922), and Michael Stonebraker (1943). After him are Robert Tarjan (1948), Adele Goldberg (1945), Andy Rubin (1963), Phil Zimmermann (1954), Anita Borg (1949), and Bruce Schneier (1963).