Nygaard, Kristen

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Nygaard, Kristen Gender: M
born on 27 August 1926 at 09:40 (= 09:40 AM )
Place Oslo, Norway, 59n55, 10e45
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Viktor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 03°19' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 27°10 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 15°55'

Kristen Nygaard


Norwegian computer scientist, programming language pioneer, and politician. He is internationally acknowledged as the co-inventor of object-oriented programming and the programming language Simula with Ole-Johan Dahl in the 1960s.

He was professor of Computer science at the University of Århus 1975-1976, professor II (part-time) at the University of Oslo from 1977, and full-time 1984-1996.

Nygaard died of a heart attack on 10 August 2002 in Oslo, Norway, aged 75.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Viktor E. quotes certificate of live birth in hand.


  • Vocation : Computer : Programmer
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (Computer science)