Featured Destination

July 2019: Blackpool and the Lancashire Coast

Itís illumination time in Blackpool. Lancashire in October is not likely to be your choice for a sunshine break, but that is not why ...More
More Uk destinations

Maurice Wilkes
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Dudley, West Midlands
Born on 26th of June 1913

Born 1913 - English computer scientist.

Educated at Cambridge. Conducted research in physics, pioneer work with computers. Elected FRS in 1956, knighted in 2000.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Maurice Wilkes?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3249 views since 9th February 2007

Brit Quote:
Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects. - Thomas Carlyle
More Quotes

On this day:
French Surrender Quebec to the British - 1759, Theatre Royal Covent Garden Re-Opens - 1809, Darwin Sets Foot on Galapagos Islands - 1835, Jimi Hendrix dies in London - 1970, Scotland Says NO - 2014
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages