|Died||3 January 2016 (aged 87)|
|Known for||ALGOL, |
|Awards||Computer Pioneer Award (1986)|
Turing award (2005)
Niels Bohr Institute
Technical University of Denmark
University of Copenhagen
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. Retrieved 4 January 2016.