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Kristen Nygaard

died 20 years ago

10 August 2002

Kristen Nygaard was a Norwegian computer scientist, programming language pioneer, and politician. He was the co-inventor of object-oriented programming and the language Simula.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Nygaard/