Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Herman Hollerith
Born: February 29, 1860 in Buffalo, New York, USA
Death: November 17, 1929 (Age: 69)
Computer related contributions
- American statistician and founder of the company now known as IBM.
- Developed a mechanical tabulator based on punched cards to rapidly tabulate statistics from millions of pieces of data.
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Honors and awards
- Elliott Cresson Medal (1890)