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People/Characters: Charles Babbage

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Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark
Ada Byron Lovelace: The Lady & the Computer (People in Focus) by Mary Dodson Wade
Ada, Countess of Lovelace: Byron's Legitimate Daughter by Doris Langley Moore
Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers: Prophet of the Computer Age by Betty A. Toole
Ada: A Life And A Legacy (History of Computing) by Dorothy Stein
The Age of Revolution, 1789-1848 by Eric Hobsbawm
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges
Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn: A Steampunk Faerie Tale by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
Big Ideas That Changed the World: Machines That Think! by Don Brown
The Book of the War by Lawrence Miles
The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason, and Byron's Daughter by Benjamin Woolley
The Byron Women by Margot Strickland
Charles Babbage by Neil Champion
Charles Babbage and His Calculating Engines by Philip Morrison
Charles Babbage and the Engines of Perfection by Bruce Collier
Charles Babbage on the Principles and Development of the Calculator and Other Seminal Writings by Charles Babbage
Charles Babbage: Pioneer of the Computer by Anthony Hyman
The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography by Simon Singh
Darwin, His Daughter, and Human Evolution by Randal Keynes
The Difference Engine by William Gibson
The Difference Engine: Charles Babbage and the Quest to Build the First Computer by Doron Swade
The Domino Effect by David Bishop
Dreaming in Code: Ada Byron Lovelace, Computer Pioneer by Emily Arnold McCully
Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini
England: 1000 Things You Need to Know by Nicholas Hobbes
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth
Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson
From Newton to Hawking: A History of Cambridge University's Lucasian Professors of Mathematics by Kevin C. Knox
A Gentlewoman's Chronicles by Michael Coorlim
The God Effect: Quantum Entanglement, Science's Strangest Phenomenon by Brian Clegg
The Great Game by Lavie Tidhar
The Great Scientists: From Euclid to Stephen Hawking by John Farndon
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter
The history of computing: A biographical portrait of the visionaries who shaped the destiny of the computer industry by Marguerite Zientara
How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed by Ray Kurzweil
Humphry Davy by Harold Hartley
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick
The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson
Jacquard's Web: How a Hand-Loom Led to the Birth of the Information Age by James Essinger
The Japanese Devil Fish Girl and Other Unnatural Attractions by Robert Rankin
Later bloomers : 35 folks over age 35 who found their passion and purpose by Debra Eve
The Mechanical Messiah and Other Marvels of the Modern Age by Robert Rankin
The Micro Revolution Revisited by Peter Large
The Mind's I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul by Douglas R. Hofstadter
The Minutes of the Lazarus Club by Tony Pollard
Never Learn Anything from History by Kate Beaton
Passages from the Life of a Philosopher by Charles Babbage
The Philosophical Breakfast Club: Four Remarkable Friends Who Transformed Science and Changed the World by Laura J. Snyder
The Picture History of Great Inventors by Gillian Clements
The Reason for the Darkness of the Night by John Tresch
The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution by David Quammen
The Safety Factor by Jerry Travis
Science Museum: 50 Things to See by J. T. van Riemdijk
The Secret of Abdu el Yezdi by Mark Hodder
Shooting the Sun by Max Byrd
Sketch of the analytical engine invented by Charles Babbage, Esq by Luigi Federico Menabrea
Small Parts in History by Sam Llewellyn
Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution by Ann VanderMeer
The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer by Sydney Padua
The Times Great Victorian Lives: An Era in Obituaries (Times (Times Books)) by Ian Brunskill
The Tower of Babbage (Galvanic Century) by Michael Coorlim
The Turk: The Life and Times of the Famous Eighteenth-Century Chess-Playing Machine by Tom Standage
Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson
Who's Who in Late Hanoverian Britain: 1789 To 1837 by Geoffrey Treasure

Character description

Charles Babbage (26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871), Fellow of the Royal Society and 11th Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer.

Charles Babbage at Wikipedia.

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