Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: 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.