Tim Berners-Lee

By Eden D-R

About Tim


Tim Berners-Lee was born 8th of June 1955 in London, England.

He invented the World Wide Web (www) in 1991. Which then went on to be the next big thing and still is.

It came about because he started giving it away for free and as you know everybody gets something that is free.

The World Wide Web has since spawned about one trillion webpages.

Wikipedia Quote

Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA (born 8 June 1955), also known as "TimBL", is an English computer scientist known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989, and on 25 December 1990, with the help of Robert Cailliau and a young student at CERN, he implemented the first successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client and server via the Internet.

This is the link to his Wikipedia page - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Berners-Lee


Tim is British. He also had an overload of work in the 1980s.

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