Tom Kilburn

Electrical engineer, Computer Designer

1921 – 2001

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Who was Tom Kilburn?

Tom Kilburn CBE, FRS was an English engineer. With Freddie Williams he worked on the Williams-Kilburn Tube and the world's first stored-program computer, the Small-Scale Experimental Machine, while working at the University of Manchester.

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Born
Aug 11, 1921
Dewsbury
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Manchester
Died
Jan 17, 2001
Manchester

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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