Donald Knuth

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Birthday
10, 1938
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1938 (age 82)
Birthplace
Wisconsin

About

Mathematician and engineer who was arguably most recognized as the Professor Emeritus at Stanford in Palo Alto, California.

Before Fame

He was a prodigy; In fact, he once won a competition in which he created 4,500 words from the phrase Ziegler's Giant Bar. The judges for the competition had only created half that amount.

Trivia

He became the first person to win the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award in 1971. He also won the Harvey Prize in 1995.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Associated With

Henry Suzzallo once studied at Stanford University, where he served as the Professor Emeritus.