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
|Date of creation||2013-03-22 17:15:45|
|Last modified on||2013-03-22 17:15:45|
|Last modified by||Mravinci (12996)|
|Synonym||Augusta Ada Lovelace|
|Synonym||Countess of Lovelace|