12 October, 2023

Did You Know? The World’s First Programmer Is a Woman

By: Batool Abu Zaghleh
Ada Lovelace the world's first programmer

Have you ever wondered about who is the first programmer in history? Ada Lovelace is the first computer programmer who had ideas long before there were computers. What is her story and how she paved the way to the world of programming.

About Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace was the daughter of the noted poet Lord Byron and Annabella Milbanke Byron. To counteract the "dangerous" mental tendencies of Ada's father, Annabella emphasized music, French, and mathematics in her daughter's studies. This last subject particularly appealed to Ada.

Most wealthy women of the 1800s did not study math and science, but Ada Lovelace excelled at them and became what some say is the world’s first computer programmer.

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