Tim Berners Lee

A Key Man

English computor scientist




Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA, DFBCS, also known as TimBL, is an English computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. Which is

an information system on the Internet which allows documents to be connected to other documents by hypertext links, enabling the user to search for information by moving from one document to another.




  • Born: June 8, 1955 (age 59), London



  • Nationality: British



  • Books: Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web by its Inventor



  • Parents: Mary Lee Woods, Conway Berners-Lee



  • Awards: MacArthur Fellowship, Marconi Prize, Charles Stark Draper Prize, Mountbatten Medal, President's Medal



  • Education: The Queen's College, Oxford (1973–1976), Emanuel School (1969–1973


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