Ralph H. Baer
Ralph Henry Baer
Rudolf Heinrich Baer
March 8, 1922
|Died||December 6, 2014 (aged 92)|
(m. 1952–2006, her death)
|Children||James, Mark, Nancy|
|Parent(s)||James L. Baer, Lucy K. Linard|
Ralph Henry Baer (March 8, 1922 – December 6, 2014) was a German-American inventor and engineer, known for his contributions to the video game industry.
Because he was of Jewish descent, Baer moved to New York City in 1938. He later became a U.S. citizen.
He died at his home in Manchester, New Hampshire on December 6, 2014, according to family and friends close to him. He was 92 years old.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ www.legacy.com
- ↑ Marino-Nachison, David (December 7, 2014). "Ralph H. Baer, a father of video gaming, dies at 92". Washington Post. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
- ↑ Graft, Kris (December 7, 2014). "Ralph Baer, 'father of video games,' passes away". Gamasutra. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Ralph Baer Consultants
- Ralph Baer's US patents Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine
- 1922 births
- 2014 deaths
- Engineers from New York (state)
- American inventors
- American Jews
- Businesspeople from New York City
- German businesspeople
- German engineers
- German inventors
- German Jews
- Jewish businesspeople
- Naturalized citizens of the United States
- Businesspeople from New Hampshire
- Scientists from New Hampshire
- Scientists from New York City
- People from Manchester, New Hampshire
- People from Rhineland-Palatinate
- Refugees from Nazism
- Video game people