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Computer History


Inventor Invention/Date
Blaise Pascal Invented a mechanical calculating device called Pascaline. 1642
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz Invented the Stepped Reckoner in 1670
Charles Babbage Invented the Analytical Engine-calculating machine in 1842
Herman Hollerith Invented the tabulating machine in 1890
John Atanasoff, Clifford Berry Invented the Astanasoff-Berry computer in 1939
Howard H. Aiken Invented Mark 1 in 1944
John Mauchly, J. Presper Eckert Developed ENIAC in 1946
Alan Turing Developed idea of a universal machine in the late 30's and 40's
Jon von Neumann Invented the EDVAC in 1947
William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brittain Invented Transistor in 1947
Grace Murray hopper Invented COBOL
Jack Kilby Invented the 1st integrated Circuit in 1958
William Gates Invented the Microsoft Company in 1958
Paul Allen Invented Co-founder if Microsoft in 1958
Thomas Knoll, John Knoll Invented Adobe Photoshop in 1988
Adam Fisher, Peter Halascy and Peter Arvai Invented Prezi in 2008
Created by: Fhillip Bonillo