Frank Heart

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Frank Evans Heart (May 15, 1929 – June 24, 2018) was an American computer engineer. He was born in New York City, but was raised in Yonkers, New York. Heart designed the first routing computer for the ARPANET, the predecessor to the Internet. In 2014, Heart was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.

Heart died of melanoma on June 24, 2018 in Lexington, Massachusetts at the age of 89.[1]

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  1. Hafner, Katie (June 25, 2018). "Frank Heart, Who Linked Computers Before the Internet, Dies at 89". The New York Times. Retrieved June 26, 2018.

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