Biographical entry Babbage, Charles (1791 - 1871)
- Mathematician and Inventor
Charles Babbage played a major role in the reformation of British mathematics; invented two Difference Engines and an Analytical Engine which is now regarded as the first programmable computer.
- Tee, Garry J., 'The Heritage of Charles Babbage in Australasia', Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 5, 1983, pp. 45-59. Details
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