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List of famous male computer scientists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male computer scientists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being computer scientists. There are thousand of males working as computer scientists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic computer scientists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a computer scientist then the people below should give you inspiration.

Examples include Karl Lieberherr and Terry Winograd.

While this isn't a list of all male computer scientists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male computer scientists?" and "Who are the best male computer scientists?"
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Gordon Moore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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Gordon Earle Moore is an American businessman and co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Intel Corporation and the author of Moore's law. As of January 2015, his net worth is $6.7 billion. ...more

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Age: 88

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Profession: Businessperson, Chemist, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist

Credits: Something Ventured

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Tim Berners-Lee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA, DFBCS, also known as TimBL, is an English computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989, and he implemented the first successful communication ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Profession: Professor, Researcher, Inventor, Computer scientist, Scientist

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#6 on The Most Influential Software Programmers of All Time

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Charles Simonyi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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Charles Simonyi, son of Károly Simonyi, is a Hungarian-American computer software executive who, as head of Microsoft's application software group, oversaw the creation of Microsoft's flagship Office suite of applications. He now heads his own company, Intentional Software, with the aim of ...more

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Age: 68

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Programmer, Software Architect, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist, + more

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Donald Knuth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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Donald Ervin Knuth is an American computer scientist, mathematician, and professor emeritus at Stanford University. He is the author of the multi-volume work The Art of Computer Programming. Knuth has been called the "father of the analysis of algorithms". He contributed to the development of the ...more

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Age: 79

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Profession: Programmer, Mathematician, Computer scientist, Writer

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#4 on The Most Influential Software Programmers of All Time

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