Konrad Zuse

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Konrad ZuseName: Konrad Zuse

Born: June 22, 1910, Berlin, German Empire

Death: December 18, 1995 (Age: 85)

Computer related contributions

  • Developed the Z1, Z3, and Z4 the first programmable (modern) computer, making him the father of the computer.
  • Wrote the first algorithmic programming language called 'Plankalk├╝l' in 1946.
  • One of the first people to create a commercial computer and computer company.


  • The Computer - My Life

Honors and awards

  • The Werner von Siemens Ring
  • Harry H. Goode Memorial Award
  • Bundesverdienstkreuz

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