Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage bio

Birth Name: Charles Babbage

Occupation: Computer Scientist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: December 26, 1791

Date Of Death: October 18, 1871

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Charles Babbage was born on the 26th of December, 1791. He was best known for being a Computer Scientist. English polymath who is considered to be the Father of Computing for his invention of a calculating machine. He also originated the concept of a programmable computer.

Charles Babbage was born in England. He was taken out of school and taught by private tutors because of his frail health. His difference engine, which was an automatic mechanical calculator designed to tabulate polynomial functions, was never constructed in his lifetime, but the idea formed the basis of modern computing.

Charles Babbage was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Charles Babbage was born in 1790s.

Charles Babbage is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Charles Babbage’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Charles Babbage’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Charles Babbage kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Charles Babbage was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Charles Babbage
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Charles Babbage was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Charles Babbage was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Charles Babbage had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Charles Babbage’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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