John Henry Holland

1929 - 2015

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John Henry Holland (February 2, 1929 – August 9, 2015) was an American scientist and Professor of psychology and Professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Henry Holland has received more than 144,386 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. John Henry Holland is the 64th most popular computer scientist (down from 62nd in 2019), the 4,312th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,728th in 2019) and the 41st most popular American Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, John Henry Holland ranks 64 out of 205Before him are Ron Rivest, James H. Wilkinson, Dana Scott, Robert W. Floyd, Martin Hellman, and Stephen Wolfram. After him are Stephen Cook, Leonard Adleman, Alfred Aho, Liviu Librescu, Edward Feigenbaum, and Gary Kildall.

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Among people born in 1929, John Henry Holland ranks 245Before him are Ruth Pfau, Hind Rostom, Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, Claude Goretta, Ray Barretto, and Liselotte Pulver. After him are Moses Gunn, Maarten Schmidt, Vija Artmane, József Tóth, Karl Koller, and Henri Pousseur. Among people deceased in 2015, John Henry Holland ranks 177Before him are Yogi Berra, Daevid Allen, Patachou, Jacques Sernas, James Salter, and Czesław Kiszczak. After him are Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni, Ján Chryzostom Korec, Giovanni Canestri, Jules Bianchi, Karl Josef Becker, and Nicolae Rainea.

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Among people born in United States, John Henry Holland ranks 4,312 out of 15,968Before him are Loretta Lynn (1932), Randy Orton (1980), Benny Carter (1907), John Mearsheimer (1947), Zelda Rubinstein (1933), and James Drury (1934). After him are Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1935), Walter Hunt (1796), Ruggiero Ricci (1918), David Geffen (1943), Bryce Dallas Howard (1981), and Jeff Lindsay (1952).


Among computer scientists born in United States, John Henry Holland ranks 41Before him are Vernor Vinge (1944), Larry Wall (1954), Ron Rivest (1947), Dana Scott (1932), Robert W. Floyd (1936), and Martin Hellman (1945). After him are Stephen Cook (1939), Leonard Adleman (1945), Edward Feigenbaum (1936), Gary Kildall (1942), John Draper (1943), and Jean Bartik (1924).