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 120,235 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Charles P. Thacker is the 133rd most popular computer scientist (down from 125th in 2019), the 7,982nd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,559th in 2019) and the 80th most popular Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Charles P. Thacker ranks 133 out of 201Before him are Shafi Goldwasser, Richard E. Stearns, Andy Rubin, Gary McKinnon, Anita Borg, and Bill Joy. After him are Randy Pausch, Audrey Tang, Jaron Lanier, Kevin Systrom, James Rumbaugh, and Bill Moggridge.

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Among people born in 1943, Charles P. Thacker ranks 484Before him are Kenny Barron, Walter Murch, Richard Eyre, Sly Stone, Willie Davenport, and Wilfried Puis. After him are Manfred Schnelldorfer, Joan Van Ark, Tony Christie, Shinobu Sekine, David Clennon, and Leslie Uggams. Among people deceased in 2017, Charles P. Thacker ranks 404Before him are Ty Hardin, Robert Alt, Anthony Harvey, Liam Cosgrave, Jared Martin, and Richard Wilbur. After him are Gunnar Birkerts, Ruth Perry, Joseph Nicolosi, Joy Fleming, Friedel Rausch, and Habib Thiam.

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Among people born in United States, Charles P. Thacker ranks 7,982 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Wilbur (1921), Armin Shimerman (1949), Jaleel White (1976), Charles Sands (1865), Frederica von Stade (1945), and Chill Wills (1902). After him are Jo Stafford (1917), Ray Evans (1915), Paul Fix (1901), Nancy Cartwright (1957), Wes Borland (1975), and Ted McGinley (1958).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Charles P. Thacker ranks 80Before him are Phil Zimmermann (1954), Shafi Goldwasser (1958), Richard E. Stearns (1936), Andy Rubin (1963), Anita Borg (1949), and Bill Joy (1954). After him are Randy Pausch (1960), Jaron Lanier (1960), Kevin Systrom (1983), James Rumbaugh (1947), David Patterson (1947), and Robert Tarjan (1948).