Computer History - 1500's

Updated: 05/05/2017 by Computer Hope
Year Event
1500 Leonardo da Vinci invents the mechanical calculator.
1502 Peter Henlein, a craftsman from Nuremberg Germany, creates the first watch.
1519 Leonardo da Vinci passes away May 2, 1519 (Age:67)
1550 John Napier is born in 1550.
1561 Francis Bacon is born January 22, 1561.
1561 Henry Briggs is born in February 1561.
1571 Johannes Kepler is born December 27, 1571.
1581 Edmund Gunter is born in 1581.
1592 Wilhelm Schickard is born April 22, 1592.
1596 René Descartes is born March 31, 1596.

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