Christopher Sholes

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Christopher Sholes

Name: Christopher Latham Sholes

Born: February 14, 1819, in Mooresburg Pennsylvania, USA

Death: February 17, 1890 (Age: 71)

Computer-related contributions

  • American inventor, newspaper publisher and Wisconsin politician best known for inventing the first practical typewriter and the original QWERTY keyboard layout still in use today.