Augusta Ada Lovelace

Her full name and title for most of her married life was “The Right Honourable Augusta Ada, Countess of Lovelace”, born Augusta Ada Byron, was the only legitimate child of Lord Byron. She is widely known in modern times simply as Ada Lovelace.

She is today appreciated as the “first programmer of the history”.

The computer language Ada, created by the U.S. Defense Department, was named after Lovelace. The reference manual for the language was approved on 10 December 1980, The Department of Defense Military Standard for the language, “MIL-STD-1815” was given the number of the year of her birth. In addition Lovelace’s image can be seen on the Microsoft product authenticity hologram stickers.

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