Tim Berners-Lee

  • Time Berners-Lee made the first communication between an HTTP (Hypertest Transfer Protocol) client and server through the internet in November 1989. He invented the World Wide Web.
  • He is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) a group set up to oversee the development of the World Wide Web.
  • He was born on 8th June 1955 in London.
  • He was a very keen train spotter when he was a child and he enjoyed playing with model railways.
  • In 2001, Tim Berners-Lee became a Fellow of the Royal Society.
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