Charles P. Thacker

1943 - 2017

Charles P. Thacker

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 97,575 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 112th most popular computer scientist.

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  • 98k

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  • 43.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among computer scientists, Charles P. Thacker ranks 111 out of 187Before him are Jan Koum, Robert Fano, Stephen Wolfram, Michael Stonebraker, Jaron Lanier, and Ed Roberts. After him are John L. Hennessy, Betty Holberton, Michael Dertouzos, Andy Rubin, Kathleen Antonelli, and Randy Pausch.

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Among people born in 1943, Charles P. Thacker ranks 357Before him are Peter Sinfield, Günther Beckstein, John Lennox, Csaba Fenyvesi, Peter Struck, and Marilynne Robinson. After him are Bernd Patzke, Gennadi Sosonko, Toni Basil, Christl Haas, Susan Clark, and Ricardo Pavoni. Among people deceased in 2017, Charles P. Thacker ranks 338Before him are Della Reese, Geoff Nicholls, Robert Alt, Brunhilde Pomsel, Otto Warmbier, and Julia Hartwig. After him are Girija Devi, Michele Scarponi, Mervyn Rose, Sam Panopoulos, Vinod Khanna, and Gianuario Carta.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles P. Thacker ranks 6,085 out of 12,171Before him are Tenskwatawa (1775), Joe Ranft (1960), Patrick Rothfuss (1973), January Jones (1978), Ollie Johnston (1912), and Marilynne Robinson (1943). After him are Christopher Judge (1964), Kelly Madison (1967), Hugh O'Brian (1925), Logan Lerman (1992), Big Show (1972), and Dana Plato (1964).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Charles P. Thacker ranks 63Before him are Arthur Samuel (1901), Bill Joy (1954), Eugene Garfield (1925), Richard E. Stearns (1936), Jaron Lanier (1960), and Ed Roberts (1941). After him are Andy Rubin (1963), Randy Pausch (1960), James H. Clark (1944), David Patterson (1947), Phil Zimmermann (1954), and Robert Tarjan (1948).

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