Robert Noyce Rank
About Robert Noyce
Robert Norton Noyce was a physicist and co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel Corporation. He became famous for having invented the microchip (also known as monolithic integrated circuit) which revolutionized the manufacturing of home computers.
He was born to Harriet May Norton and Rev. Ralph Brewster Noyce as the third of their four sons. His brothers’ names were Gaylord, Donald and Ralph.
He was first married to Elizabeth Bottomley, with whom he had 4 children, from 1953 to 1974. His second wife was Ann Schmeltz Bowers, a former Intel Corporation Director of Personnel.
Before his death, he became a ‘U.S. Business Hall of Fame’ inductee and received the ‘National Medal of Technology’. He was also honored with the ‘Faraday Medal’ and ‘John Fritz Medal’.
He was 62 when he passed away on 3 June 1990 from a heart attack.
Robert Noyce Rank
Robert Noyce's Popularity
Robert Noyce was a famous American inventor and businessman, invented the microchip and co-founded the Intel Corporation, who was born on December 12, 1927. As a person born on this date, Robert Noyce is listed in our database as the 24th most popular celebrity for the day (December 12) and the 16th most popular for the year (1927).
People born on December 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Robert Noyce is the 711th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Robert Noyce's birthday, Robert Noyce is the 5696th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Burlington, Iowa, U.S.
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