Her husband was william king, later earl of lovelace her full name and title for most of her married life was lady augusta ada byron king, countess of lovelace she is widely known in modern times simply as (lady) ada lovelace she is also referred to in some places as ada augusta which seems to be simply wrong. Ada lovelace was born augusta ada byron on 10th december 1815 to the poet lord george gordon byron and mathematician anne isabelle milbanke who she was home-schooled in math and science by william frend who was a social reformer, later by william king who was ada's husband, and also by mary. Augusta ada byron was born december 10, 1815 the daughter of the illustrious poet, lord byron five weeks after ada was born lady byron an italian, menabrea, wrote a summary of what babbage described and published an article in french about the development ada, in 1843, married to the earl of. The daughter of english poet lord byron, augusta ada king, better known as ada lovelace, expanded on charles babbage's theoretical device in an article published in the mid-1800s, creating the first computer program. Augusta ada byron king, countess of lovelace 1815 1852 credited with being the first person to detail the process now known as computer programming, ada byron was born in 1815 and lived in england during a time when women were excluded from the halls of learning she was however determined at an early.
She was named augusta ada byron, but her surname changed after she married her father was the brilliant, yet notorious poet lord in 1835, at the age of 19, ada married william king, the earl of lovelace, with whom she would have three children between 1836 and 1839 in 1841 she began working on mathematics. Byron's husband, william king (who later became the earl of lovelace) and charles babbage, who was sympathetic to the plight of women involved in sadly, byron developed cancer of the uterus and on november 27, 1852, augusta ada byron died at the young age of thirty-six, the same age that her. Ada byron, as she was then called, was born in london on december 10, 1815 to recently married high-society parents on june 5, 1833, 26 days after she was “presented at court” (ie met the king), she went to a party at the house of 41 -year-old charles babbage (whose oldest son was the same age. “the world's first computer programmer,” “the enchantress of numbers,” “the founder of scientific computing” — these are just a few monikers for augusta ada king nee byron, countess of lovelace, the woman celebrated on monday's google doodle but who exactly was the woman we now call “ada.
It's hard to escape legend with a name like augusta ada king, countess of lovelace she was the reason for and result of a very brief marriage between famous poet lord george byron and lady anne isabella milbanke byron by the time ada was finished, the essay had more than tripled in size. Augusta ada king (byron), countess of lovelace one of the most impressive characters of computer history ada was born as the daughter of poet lord byron and anne isabella milbanke luigi federico menabrea wrote an essay about this machine and published it in the swiss journal in 1843.
Get information, facts, and pictures about augusta ada byron at encyclopedia com make research projects and school reports about augusta ada byron easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary. Biography of augusta ada byron (1815-1852) augusta ada byron's father was the famous poet lord george gordon byron and her mother was anne isabelle milbanke dr william king was also engaged as a tutor to ada in 1829 but his interest in mathematics was not very deep and he confessed that he had studied. Admiral grace murray hopper and lady augusta ada byron lovelace essay - ada & grace: practical visionaries imagine a computer programmer who still in the early nineteenth century, lovelace augusta byron king, countess of lovelace, made her mark among the world of men that has influenced even today's world.
Ada a life and a legacy dorothy stein the mit press cambridge, massachusetts london, england series in the history of computing) bibliography: p includes index i lovelace, ada king, countess of, 1815-1852 because of her father, augusta ada byron, later countess of lovelace, was a figure of romance and. At the age of 19 she was married to an aristocrat, william king when king was made earl of lovelace in 1838 his wife became lady ada king, countess of lovelace she is generally called ada lovelace, which is a little incorrect but saves confusion she had three children in 1833, lovelace's mentor, the scientist and.
Ada byron was a teenager when she met cambridge mathematics professor charles babbage, who had invented the difference engine, a mechanical computer designed to produce ada became a baroness in 1835 when she married william king, 8th baron king the two had three children in 1838, she. Ada lovelace (full name: augusta ada king, countess of lovelace) is a familiar figure in the history of computing she is the world's first computer programmer, writing the instructions to carry out a computer program on what would have been the world's first computer if it had been built – the analytical. Sketch of the analytical engine invented by charles babbage by l f menabrea of turin, officer of the military engineers from the bibliothèque universelle de genève, october, 1842, no 82 with notes upon the memoir by the translator ada augusta, countess of lovelace.