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)
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.