Tim Berners-Lee

By Richard Anthony-Garrido

Who is he?

He is a British computer scientist and the inventor of the world wide web.
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When was he born and how old is he?

He is 57 years old and was born the 8 June 1955.

Where was he born?

He was born in the city of London
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Important information about him

Tim Berners-Lee has made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989, and on 25 December 1990, with the help of Robert Caillau and a young student at the EUROPEAN ORGANIZATON for NUCLEAR RESEARCH, he implemented the first succesfull communucation between a (HTTP) client and server via de internet.


Berners-Lee is the director of the world wide web consortium, wich overseees the web's continued developement. He is also the founder of the world wide web foundation, and is a senior researcher of the founders chair at the (CSAIL). He is a director of the web science research iniciative, and a member of the advisory board of the MIT centre for collective intelligence.