Tim Berners-Lee

Family Life

He was born on the 8th June 1955 making him 60. His children are called Alice Berners-Lee and Ben Berners-Lee. He married their mother Rosemary Leith in 2014. His was born to Mary Lee Woods and Conway Berners-Lee.
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What Was His Job

He was a scientist and academic whose visionary and innovative work has transformed almost every aspect of our lives. And we are about to find out what...

What Did He Do To Improve Our Lives

He invented the World Wide Web in 1989, whilst he was working at CERN and subsequently working to ensure it was made freely available to all.

What Was His Education

His education took place at Emanuel School from 1969-1973. He then went to The Queen's College in Oxford from 1973-1976.

What Awards Has He Recieved

He has received the Mountbatten Medal in 1996, the W. Wallace McDowell Award also in 1996, the MacArthur Fellowship in 1998, the Royal Medal in 2000, the

Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research in 2002, the

Japan Prize in 2002, the Marconi Prize in 2002, the Millennium Technology Prize in 2004 and the Internet Hall of Fame 2012.