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Grace Hopper

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Grace Hopper, Computer Scientist and Military Leader | Biography

 

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Who is Grace Hopper?

 

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Grace Hopper

 

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Admiral "Amazing Grace" Hopper

Grace Brewster Murray Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. One of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, she was a pioneer of computer programming who invented one of the first compiler related tools. She popularized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of COBOL, an early high-level programming language still in use today.
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