Computer History - 1500's

Updated: 05/21/2018 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 passed away on May 2, 1519 (Age: 67).
1550 John Napier was born in 1550.
1561 Francis Bacon was born on January 22, 1561.
1561 Henry Briggs was born in February 1561.
1571 Johannes Kepler was born on December 27, 1571.
1581 Edmund Gunter was born in 1581.
1592 Wilhelm Schickard was born on April 22, 1592.
1596 René Descartes was born on March 31, 1596.

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