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Transcript of Ada Lovelace
Dates and Places
Spouse(s): William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace
Children:Byron King-Noel, Viscount Ockham and 12th Baron Wentworth Anne Blunt, 15th Baroness Wentworth Ralph King-Milbanke, 2nd Earl of Lovelace
Parents: George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron Anne Isabella Milbanke, 11th Baroness Wentworth
Name: Augusta Ada King
daughter of famed poet Lord Byron
Ada showed her gift for mathematics at an early age
translated an article on an invention by Charles Babbage, and added her own comments
considered the first computer programmer
Lady Byron separated from her husband only weeks after their daughter was born
Lord Byron(Ada's father) left England, and Ada never saw her father again
Lovelace developed a strong relationship with her tutor Mary Somerville.
By: Makena Jarman and
Resting place: Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Hucknall, Nottingham
Died in Marylebone, United Kingdom
Died: November 27, 1852
Born in London, United Kingdom
World's first computer programmer
English mathematician and writer
Her mother believed that engaging her in studies would prevent Lovelace from developing her father's moody and unpredictable temperament
Tutors taught her mathematics and science
Lord Byron died in Greece when Ada was 8 years old
On 8 July 1835 she married William King, 8th Baron King, becoming Baroness King
Other acquaintances included Andrew Crosse, Sir David Brewster, Charles Wheatstone, Charles Dickens and Michael Faraday.
She had a strong respect and affection for Somerville and the two of them corresponded for many years.