Mathematician:John Warner Backus
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American computer scientist, significantly involved in the development of several computer languages, including ALGOL and FORTRAN.
- Born: December 3, 1924
- Died: March 17, 2007
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- 1977: Can Programming Be Liberated From the von Neumann Style? (Turing Award Lecture)