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William English
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William English in 2008
Born (1929-01-27)January 27, 1929
Died July 26, 2020(2020-07-26) (aged 91)
Nationality American
Other names Bill English
Known for Development of the computer mouse
Scientific career
Institutions SRI International's ARC
Xerox PARC
Sun Microsystems

William Kirk English (January 27, 1929 – July 26, 2020) was an American computer engineer. He was known for helping create the computer mouse while working for Douglas Engelbart at SRI International's Augmentation Research Center. He would later work for Xerox PARC and Sun Microsystems.

English died of respiratory failure in San Rafael, California on July 26, 2020, aged 91.


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