Henri Bal

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Birthday
16, 1958
Birthplace
Netherlands
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
Netherlands

About

Dutch professor of computer science who contributed to the development of the Orca programming language.

Before Fame

He got his engineering degree from the Delft University of Technology and became a PhD student at Vrije Universiteit, where he later became a professor.

Trivia

He published three influential books on computer science: Programming Distributed Systems, Programming Language Essentials, and Modern Compiler Design.

Family Life

He was born in the Netherlands, but did postdoctoral work in the United States and England before returning to Amsterdam.

Associated With

Dennis Ritchie is another notable computer scientist who developed an influential programming language.