Jean Bartik

1924 - 2011

Jean Bartik

Jean Jennings Bartik (born Betty Jean Jennings, December 27, 1924 – March 23, 2011) was one of the original programmers for the ENIAC computer. Bartik studied mathematics in school then began work at the University of Pennsylvania, first manually calculating ballistics trajectories and then using ENIAC to do so. The other five ENIAC programmers were Betty Holberton, Ruth Teitelbaum, Kathleen Antonelli, Marlyn Meltzer, and Frances Spence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Bartik has received more than 114,342 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 89th most popular computer scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Jean Bartik ranks 88 out of 187Before her are Robin Milner, Judea Pearl, John Hopcroft, David A. Huffman, Liu Gang, and Kenneth E. Iverson. After her are Mary Kenneth Keller, Rasmus Lerdorf, Geoffrey Hinton, Ruth Teitelbaum, Robert Taylor, and Peter Norton.

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Among people born in 1924, Jean Bartik ranks 222Before her are J. J. Johnson, Christopher C. Kraft Jr., Benedikt Sigurðsson Gröndal, Carlos Humberto Romero, Janet Frame, and Zsuzsa Körmöczy. After her are Robert Bolt, William Rehnquist, Kenneth Noland, Sabu Dastagir, Rudy Van Gelder, and Friederike Mayröcker. Among people deceased in 2011, Jean Bartik ranks 212Before her are Bhimsen Joshi, Robert Ettinger, Dev Anand, Valery Rozhdestvensky, Mikhail Simonov, and Clemar Bucci. After her are Luiz Bueno, Nicol Williamson, Scott Columbus, James Arness, Boris Chertok, and Ken Olsen.

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Among people born in United States, Jean Bartik ranks 4,719 out of 12,171Before her are Nyomi Banxxx (1972), Norah Jones (1979), Usher (1978), Adlai Stevenson II (1900), Mel Ramos (1935), and T. R. Knight (1973). After her are Jacob Epstein (1880), Helen Thomas (1920), Peter Jacobson (1965), Hoagy Carmichael (1899), Henry Paulson (1946), and Timbaland (1972).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Jean Bartik ranks 52Before her are Stephen Cook (1939), Edward Feigenbaum (1936), Gary Kildall (1942), Eric S. Raymond (1957), John Hopcroft (1939), and David A. Huffman (1925). After her are Ruth Teitelbaum (1924), Robert Taylor (1932), Peter Norton (1943), Paul G. Comba (1926), Arthur Samuel (1901), and Bill Joy (1954).

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