Tim Bernres-Lee

also known as "TimBL"

Tim Bernres-Lee, who is he?

Tim Bernres-Lee was born the 8th of June in 1955, in London, England. He is a computer scientis. He studied in The Queen's College, Oxford. After graduation he worked as an engineer in the company Pleesy in Poole. He joined G. Nash in Dorset in 1978, there he helped create type-setting software for printers.

What did he Invent?

Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. The World Wide web is commonly know as the web, also known as a system of interlinked hypertext documents. With a web browser you can view web pages that contain text, videos, images.

Did you know?

Did you know that the two slashes (//) aren't necessary in a web address, Tim-Berners-Lee said that he could have designed the URLs even without them.



In 2003, Queen Elizabeth II announced that Tim Berners-Lee would be made a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his work on the Web.