Edgar F. Codd

1923 - 2003

Edgar F. Codd

Edgar Frank "Ted" Codd (19 August 1923 – 18 April 2003) was an English computer scientist who, while working for IBM, invented the relational model for database management, the theoretical basis for relational databases and relational database management systems. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edgar F. Codd has received more than 431,208 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 14th most popular computer scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Edgar F. Codd ranks 13 out of 187Before him are Edsger W. Dijkstra, Lotfi A. Zadeh, Niklaus Wirth, John McCarthy, Linus Torvalds, and Marvin Minsky. After him are Ray Kurzweil, Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Ken Thompson, Vint Cerf, Alan Kay, and George Dantzig.

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Among people born in 1923, Edgar F. Codd ranks 44Before him are Erland Josephson, Jorge Semprún, Morris, Alice Miller, Linda Christian, and Bert Trautmann. After him are Stephanie Kwolek, Horst Tappert, Frederick Herzberg, Walter Kohn, Lloyd Shapley, and Anne Baxter. Among people deceased in 2003, Edgar F. Codd ranks 35Before him are Richard Crenna, David Dacko, Celia Cruz, Frederick Chapman Robbins, Alberto Sordi, and Helmut Rahn. After him are June Carter Cash, Isser Harel, Horst Buchholz, Moktar Ould Daddah, Franco Corelli, and László Papp.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Edgar F. Codd ranks 758 out of 5,347Before him are Elizabeth Blackwell (1821), Olave Baden-Powell (1889), William Bligh (1754), Thomas Cavendish (1560), Malcolm IV of Scotland (1141), and Jane Seymour (1951). After him are Robert FitzRoy (1805), Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild (1868), Alfred Radcliffe-Brown (1881), Godfrey Hounsfield (1919), John Paul Jones (1946), and Rodney Robert Porter (1917).