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William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace

William King, 8th Baron King (1805-1893) became William King-Noel 1st Earl of Lovelace in 1838, and was also the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey. He was the husband of Augusta Ada (Byron) King, Countess of Lovelace, the only legitimate daugher of the 6th Lord Byron, and who is said to have been the first computer programmer. 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The title of Earl of Lovelace was created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1838. ... 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Surrey is a county in southern England, part of the South East England region and one of the Home Counties. ... Ada Lovelace Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (December 10, 1815 – November 27, 1852) is mainly known for having written a description of Charles Babbages early mechanical general-purpose computer, the analytical engine. ...


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Ada Lovelace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (968 words)
Ada was privately schooled in mathematics and science by William Frend, William King and Mary Somerville.
Ada Lovelace was bled to death at the age of 36 by her physicians, who were trying to treat her uterine cancer.
At her request, Lovelace was buried next to the father she never knew at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Hucknall, Nottingham.
Countess Lady Augusta Ada King Byron Lovelace - computer programer biography picture (1796 words)
Lovelace first met Babbage when she was 18 at a dinner party hosted by Mary Fairfax Somerville, the 19th century's most prominent woman scientist.
Lovelace labeled her seven "Notes" with the letters A through G. The word "computer" did not mean in the 19th century what it came to mean in the 20th century.
Lovelace, too, fell victim to the vice of gambling and enlisted the help of some of her male friends to place bets for her.
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