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 birth15 February 1934
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  • 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)
  • Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (1994)
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