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Charles W. Bachman
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Charles Bachman at the 2012 ACM Turing Centenary Celebration
Born (1924-12-11)December 11, 1924
Died July 13, 2017(2017-07-13) (aged 92)
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania, Michigan State University
Known for Integrated Data Store
Awards ACM Turing Award (1973)
National Medal of Technology and Innovation (2012)
ACM Fellow (2014)
Scientific career
Fields Computer Science
Institutions Dow Chemical
General Electric
Cullinet
Bachman Information Systems

Charles William "Charlie" Bachman III (December 11, 1924 – July 13, 2017) was an American computer scientist. He spent his entire career as an industrial researcher, developer, and manager rather than in academia. He is particularly known for his work in the early development of database management systems. The Bachman diagrams are named after him. He won the Turing Award in 1973.

Bachman died on July 13, 2017 at his home in Lexington, Massachusetts of Parkinson's disease at the age of 92.

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