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6 Most Influential Programmers

6 Most Influential Programmers

Dennis Ritchie (1941 - 2011)

An American computer scientist who created the C programming language. He also created the Unix operating system and B programming language with his colleague Ken Thompson.

James Gosling (1955 - present)

A Canadian computer scientist is the founder and lead designer of the Java programming language.

Guido van Rossum (1956 - present)

A Dutch programmer who created the Python programming language. He was the Benevolent dictator for life (BDFL) until he stepped down in July 2018.

Anders Hejlsberg (1960 - present)

A Danish software engineer who led the development of popular programming languages Pascal, Delphi, C#, and TypeScript.

Brendan Eich (1961 - present)

An American technologist who created the JavaScript programming language. He also co-founded the Mozilla project, the Mozilla Foundation, and the Mozilla Corporation.

Linus Torvalds (1969 - present)

A Finnish-American software engineer who created the Linux Kernel and the version control Git.

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