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Ruth Teitelbaum

1924 - 1986

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Ruth Teitelbaum (née Lichterman; February 1, 1924 – August 9, 1986) was one of the first computer programmers in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruth Teitelbaum has received more than 88,651 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ruth Teitelbaum is the 88th most popular computer scientist (up from 90th in 2019), the 5,109th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,425th in 2019) and the 54th most popular American Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Ruth Teitelbaum ranks 88 out of 201Before her are David A. Huffman, Evelyn Berezin, Adi Shamir, Eric S. Raymond, Richard M. Karp, and Liviu Librescu. After her are Eugene Kaspersky, Robert W. Floyd, Robert Taylor, Stephen Wolfram, Marlyn Meltzer, and Radia Perlman.

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Among people born in 1924, Ruth Teitelbaum ranks 248Before her are István Nyers, Renia Spiegel, Nina Bocharova, Freddie Bartholomew, Marga López, and Aleksandar Tišma. After her are María Dolores Pradera, Martha Hyer, Olga Gyarmati, John Love, Colleen Dewhurst, and Rafael Iglesias. Among people deceased in 1986, Ruth Teitelbaum ranks 146Before her are Gaston Defferre, Beryl Markham, Ernst Lehner, Juan Carlos Corazzo, Daniel Balavoine, and V. C. Andrews. After her are Annemarie Selinko, Agustín Sauto Arana, Murray Hamilton, Ernst Haas, Étienne Mattler, and Bessie Love.

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Among people born in United States, Ruth Teitelbaum ranks 5,109 out of 18,182Before her are Belle Starr (1848), Billy Cox (1939), Stanley Cavell (1926), Eileen Heckart (1919), Horace Mann (1796), and Drew Gilpin Faust (1947). After her are Moses Gunn (1929), Mary Agnes Chase (1869), Walter Bedell Smith (1895), Vanilla Ice (1967), Denver Pyle (1920), and Lightnin' Hopkins (1912).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Ruth Teitelbaum ranks 54Before her are Stephen Cook (1939), Edward Feigenbaum (1936), David A. Huffman (1925), Evelyn Berezin (1925), Eric S. Raymond (1957), and Richard M. Karp (1935). After her are Robert W. Floyd (1936), Robert Taylor (1932), Marlyn Meltzer (1922), Radia Perlman (1951), Eugene Garfield (1925), and Edmund M. Clarke (1945).