Niklaus Wirth
#13152 Overall Influence

Niklaus Wirth

Swiss computer scientist

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Niklaus Emil Wirth is a Swiss computer scientist. He has designed several programming languages, including Pascal, and pioneered several classic topics in software engineering. In 1984 he won the Turing Award, generally recognized as the highest distinction in computer science, for developing a sequence of innovative computer languages.

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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Université Laval
Université Laval

University in Quebec city

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University of Zurich
University of Zurich

University in Switzerland

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#30 World Rank
Computer Science
#1464 World Rank
Engineering