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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?"
Larry Page is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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Larry Page was Google's founding CEO and grew the company to more than 200 employees and profitability before moving into his role as president of products in April 2001. He continues to share responsibility for Google's day-to-day operations with Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin. The son ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist, Internet Entrepreneur

Credits: Montessori Rising, Broken Arrows, Charlie Rose, The Barbara Walters Summer Special

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Alan Turing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, mathematical biologist, and marathon and ultra distance runner. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts ...more

Age: Died at 42 (1912-1954)

Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Mathematician, Logician, Computer scientist, Philosopher

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Sergey Brin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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Sergey Brin, a native of Moscow, received a bachelor of science degree with honors in mathematics and computer science from the University of Maryland at College Park. He is currently on leave from the Ph.D. program in computer science at Stanford University, where he received his master's degree. ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Executive Management, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist, Internet Entrepreneur

Credits: The Internship

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Steve Wozniak is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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Stephen Gary "Steve" Wozniak, known as "Woz", is an American inventor, electronics engineer, and computer programmer who co-founded Apple Computer with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne. Wozniak single-handedly designed both the Apple I and Apple II computers in the late 1970s. These computers contributed ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America

Profession: Programmer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor, Computer scientist, + more

Credits: Dancing with the Stars, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List

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