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About Grace Hopper
Grace Brewster Murray Hopper had been trained at Yale University as a mathematician prior to her decision to pursue her interest in the United States Navy. Although she was disqualified from enlisting for World War II, she was instead admitted into the United States Navy Reserve, which assigned her to the Harvard University-based Computation Project by the Bureau of Ships.
She is remembered as a prolific computer scientist who worked on the Harvard Mark I computer and invented one of the earliest linkers.
She was the daughter of Mary and Walter Murray. She had two younger siblings. For fifteen years, she was married to Vincent Foster Hopper, an NYU professor. They divorced in 1945.
Her highly-ranked honors received include the US Presidential Medal of Freedom (posthumously awarded), National Medal of Technology and the first female Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society.
She died of natural causes in her sleep on January 1, 1992, at the age of 85.
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It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.Grace Hopper
Grace Hopper's Popularity
Grace Hopper was a famous American computer scientist, who was born on December 9, 1906. As a person born on this date, Grace Hopper is listed in our database as the 31st most popular celebrity for the day (December 9) and the 12th most popular for the year (1906).
People born on December 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Grace Hopper is the 787th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Grace Hopper's birthday, Grace Hopper is the 6387th most famous American and ranks 247th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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