John Bentley Stringer

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John Bentley Stringer
Born (1928-02-17)17 February 1928
Died 4 May 1979(1979-05-04) (aged 51)
Cheltenham
Brain Tumour
Nationality British
Fields Computer Science
Institutions University of Cambridge Mathematical Laboratory
National Physical Laboratory
Government Communications Headquarters
Known for Microprogramming

John Bentley Stringer (17 February 1928 – 4 May 1979)[1] was a British computer pioneer. At Cambridge Maths Lab he worked with Maurice Wilkes creating the concept of microcode.[2][3] He then became a civil servant firstly at the National Physical Laboratory then at the Government Communications Headquarters.

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