Konrad Zuse

1910 - 1995

Konrad Zuse

Konrad Zuse (German: [ˈkɔnʁat ˈtsuːzə]; 22 June 1910 – 18 December 1995) was a German civil engineer, pioneering computer scientist, inventor and businessman. His greatest achievement was the world's first programmable computer; the functional program-controlled Turing-complete Z3 became operational in May 1941. Thanks to this machine and its predecessors, Zuse has often been regarded as the inventor of the modern computer.Zuse was noted for the S2 computing machine, considered the first process control computer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Konrad Zuse has received more than 690,951 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 32nd most popular inventor.

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Among inventors, Konrad Zuse ranks 32 out of 323Before him are Bartolomeo Cristofori, Nicolas Appert, Adolphe Sax, Robert Fulton, Joseph Marie Jacquard, and Igor Sikorsky. After him are Ernő Rubik, Richard Trevithick, John Herschel, Ismail al-Jazari, Steve Wozniak, and László Bíró.

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Among people born in 1910, Konrad Zuse ranks 11Before him are Irena Sendler, Gloria Stuart, Django Reinhardt, Robert K. Merton, Ingrid of Sweden, and Jean Genet. After him are Ronald Coase, Paulette Goddard, Eric Berne, Walter Schellenberg, Lee Byung-chul, and Gerda Taro. Among people deceased in 1995, Konrad Zuse ranks 8Before him are Gilles Deleuze, Juan Manuel Fangio, Emil Cioran, Anatoly Dyatlov, Michael Ende, and Emmanuel Levinas. After him are Mikhail Botvinnik, Eugene Wigner, Gunnar Nordahl, Adolf Butenandt, Dean Martin, and Hannes Alfvén.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Konrad Zuse ranks 282 out of 3,763Before him are Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Johann Friedrich Struensee (1737), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Otto Dix (1891), Klaus Barbie (1913), and Thomas à Kempis (1380). After him are Heinrich Mann (1871), Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (1881), Henry the Lion (1129), August Kekulé (1829), Princess Ludovika of Bavaria (1808), and Ludwig Beck (1880).

Among INVENTORS In Germany

Among inventors born in Germany, Konrad Zuse ranks 6Before him are Johannes Gutenberg (1394), Karl Benz (1844), Nikolaus Otto (1832), Karl Ferdinand Braun (1850), and Werner von Siemens (1816). After him are Adam Opel (1837), Emile Berliner (1851), Karl Drais (1785), Wilhelm Maybach (1846), Hans Lippershey (1570), and Joseph Pilates (1883).

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