Category:Niklaus Wirth

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English: Niklaus Emil Wirth (born 1934) is a Swiss computer scientist, best known for designing several programming languages, including Pascal, and for pioneering several classic topics in software engineering.



Niklaus Wirth 
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Swiss computer scientist
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Date of birth 15 February 1934
Winterthur
Country of citizenship
Educated at
Doctoral advisor
Doctoral student
  • Martin Odersky
Occupation
  • computer scientist
  • engineer
  • programmer
  • university teacher
Employer
Member of
  • Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • German Academy of Science and Engineering
  • Academia Europaea
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Association for Computing Machinery
Field of work
  • information technology
Notable work
  • Modula
  • Pascal
Award received
  • Order of Merit for Arts and Science
  • Turing Award (1984)
  • IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award (1983)
  • Computer History Museum fellow
  • Computer Pioneer Award (1987)
  • Programming Languages Achievement Award (2007)
  • Marcel Benoist Prize (1989)
Official website
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