• 1941 September 09
    (b.) -
    2011 October 12


American computer scientist notable for his influence on C and other programming languages, and on operating systems such as Multics and Unix. He received the Turing Award in 1983 and the National Medal of Technology in 1998. Ritchie was the head of Lucent Technologies System Software Research Department when he retired in 2007
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    1941 September 09
  • Date of Death:

    2011 October 12
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    Creator of the C programming language
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