Heinz Nixdorf

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Heinz NixdorfName: Heinz Nixdorf

Born: April 9, 1925, in Paderborn, Germany

Death: March 17, 1986 (Age: 61)

Computer-related contributions

  • German computing pioneer and businessman.
  • In 1964, Nixdorf was the architect of his first small computer, the System 820, which he sold with great success.
  • During the 1970s, Nixdorf Computer AG was the market leader in West Germany and the fourth-largest computer manufacturer worldwide.
  • Help create the Heinz Nixdorf computer Museum in Paderborn.