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List of notable or famous programmers from England, with bios and photos, including the top programmers born in England and even some popular programmers who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English programmers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These programmers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known programmer from England is included when available.

Examples of people on this list: Andrew Gower, Aubrey de Grey and many more.

This historic programmers from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English programmers of note?" and "Who are the most famous programmers from England?" These prominent programmers of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English programmers.

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Andrew Gower is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Programmers from England
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Andrew Christopher Gower is a British video game developer and co-founder of Cambridge-based Jagex Games Studio, the company he founded with Paul Gower and Ian Gower and Constant Tedder. He wrote the MMORPG RuneScape with the assistance of his two brothers, Ian and Paul Gower. In December 2010 he ...more

Age: 38

Birthplace: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Profession: Programmer

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Aubrey de Grey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Programmers from England
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Aubrey David Nicholas Jasper de Grey is an English author and theoretician in the field of gerontology and the Chief Science Officer of the SENS Research Foundation. He is editor-in-chief of the academic journal Rejuvenation Research, author of The Mitochondrial Free Radical Theory of Aging and ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Profession: Programmer, Gerontologist, Researcher, Scientist

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Ben Croshaw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Programmers from England
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Benjamin Richard "Yahtzee" Croshaw is a British-Australian comedic writer, video game journalist, and author of adventure games created using Adventure Game Studio software. He is best known for series of video-reviews named Zero Punctuation for The Escapist. Croshaw also writes a weekly column for ...more

Age: 32

Birthplace: Rugby, United Kingdom

Profession: Programmer, Journalist

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Graham A. Nelson is a British mathematician and poet and the creator of the Inform design system for creating interactive fiction games. He has also authored several IF games, including the acclaimed Curses and Jigsaw, using the experience of writing Curses in particular to expand the range of verbs ...more

Age: 49

Profession: Programmer, Mathematician

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