Peter Naur facts for kids
25 October 1928|
|Died||3 January 2016
|Awards||Computer Pioneer Award (1986)
Turing award (2005)
Niels Bohr Institute
Technical University of Denmark
University of Copenhagen
He began his career as an astronomer for which he received his PhD degree in 1957. From 1969 to 1998 Naur was a professor of computer science at University of Copenhagen. Naur won the 2005 ACM A.M. Turing Award for his work on defining the ALGOL 60 programming language.
Naur died on 3 January 2016 after a short illness in Herlev, aged 87.
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