Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie was born on September 9, 1941 in Bronxville, NY. Creator of the 'C' programming language and the Unix operating system, who is credited with helping to usher in the modern digital era. He won the Turing Award from the Association for Computing Machinery in 1983 for his work.
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As per our current Database, Dennis Ritchie has been died on Oct 12, 2011 (age 70).

🎂 Dennis Ritchie - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Dennis Ritchie die, Dennis Ritchie was 70 years old.

Popular As Dennis Ritchie
Occupation Computer Scientist
Age 70 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born September 9, 1941 (Bronxville, NY)
Birthday September 9
Town/City Bronxville, NY
Nationality NY

🌙 Zodiac

Dennis Ritchie’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Dennis Ritchie was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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About

Creator of the 'C' programming language and the Unix operating system, who is credited with helping to usher in the modern digital era. He won the Turing Award from the Association for Computing Machinery in 1983 for his work.

Before Fame

He received degrees in physics and applied mathematics from Harvard University.

Trivia

In 1997 he was made a Fellow of the Computer History Museum, for co-creating the UNIX operating system, and developing the C programming language.

Family Life

His father was Bell Labs scientist Alistair E. Ritchie.

Associated With

He was given the National Medal of Technology by President Bill Clinton.

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