25 October 1928|
|Died||3 January 2016
Niels Bohr Institute
Technical University of Denmark
University of Copenhagen
|Notable awards||Computer Pioneer Award (1986)
Turing award (2005)
He began his career as an astronomer for which he received his PhD degree in 1957. From 1969 to 1998 Naur was a professor of computer science at University of Copenhagen. Naur won the 2005 ACM A.M. Turing Award for his work on defining the ALGOL 60 programming language.
References[change | change source]
- Peter Naur Dies Aged 87
- Software Pioneer Peter Naur Wins ACM's Turing Award - February 2006.
- Devantier, Nicolai (4 January 2016). "Den verdensberømte it-dansker Peter Naur er død - Computerworld". Computerworld. http://www.computerworld.dk/art/235905/den-verdensberoemte-it-dansker-peter-naur-er-doed. Retrieved 4 January 2016.