Ada Lovelace

Countess Augusta Ada Lovelace née Augusta Ada Byron (1815 - 1852) English mathematician, women’s activist, novelist and playwright.

Born in England of the poet Lord Byron and housewife Anne Isabella Milbanke. Taught by Mary Somerville, Ada later worked with Charles Babbage and married William King, the 1st Earl of Lovelace. More than a hundred years after her death, the Ada programming language was named in her honor.


  • 1 K. D. Rappaport “Augusta Ada Lovelace” in Women of Mathematics: A Bibliographic Sourcebook L. Grinstein, P. Cambpell, ed.s New York: Greenwood Press (1987): 135 - 139
Title Ada Lovelace
Canonical name AdaLovelace
Date of creation 2013-03-22 17:15:45
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Synonym Augusta Ada Lovelace
Synonym Countess of Lovelace