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Christopher Strachey
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Born in Hampstead, London
Born on 16th of November 1916
Died on 18th of May 1975

Born 1916. Died 1975 - English computer programmer and theorist.

Studied mathematics and natural sciences at Cambridge. Appointed adviser to National Research Development Corporation in 1952. Involved in developing British computer industry. Ideas influenced design of several British computers.

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