Charles Babbage KH FRS

Charles Babbage KH FRS (1791 - 1871)

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Charles Babbage KH FRS
Born in London, Englandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in East Teignmouth, Devon, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Marylebone, London, England, United Kingdommap
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Considered by some to be a "father of the computer"

Babbage was one of four children of Benjamin Babbage and Betsy Plumleigh Teape

"Charles and Georgiana had eight children, but only four – Benjamin Herschel, Georgiana Whitmore, Dugald Bromhead and Henry Prevost – survived childhood. Charles' wife Georgiana died in Worcester on 1 September 1827, the same year as his father, their second son (also named Charles) and their newborn son Alexander.

Benjamin Herschel Babbage (1815-1878)
Charles Whitmore Babbage (1817-1827)
Georgiana Whitmore Babbage (1818-??)
Edward Stewart Babbage (1819-1821)
Francis Moore Babbage (1821-??)
Dugald Bromhead (Bromheald?) Babbage (1823-1901)

(Maj-Gen) Henry Prevost Babbage (1824–1918)

Alexander Forbes Babbage (1827–1827) [1]


  1. * Wikipedia: Charles Babbage

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