An Interview with Bjarne Stroustrup: Inventor of the C++ Programming Language

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CURRENT POSITION

College of Engineering professor in Computer Science, Texas A&M University

CLAIM TO FAME

Inventor and original implementer of the C++ programming language

DATE OF BIRTH

December 30, 1950

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Cambridge University, 1975–1979

Cand. Scient. (Master’s degree), Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Århus, Denmark, 1969–1975

FAVORITE PASTIMES & HOBBIES

Reading (light literature, popular science, history), running, traveling and hiking, listening to music (classical, rock, and more), dining with friends

BIOGRAPHY

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