Tim Berners-Lee


August 20, 2022

Sir Tim Berners-Lee (OM, KBE, FRS; born 8 June 1955) is a British computer scientist. He devised and developed the hypertext system for the World Wide Web in 1989. He is one of those who are called the fathers of the web for his many contributions to the foundation of the Internet. The initial design and implementation of URL, HTTP, and HTML was also led by Robert Cailliau, a colleague of his at CERN, and others. He is concentrating on standardization of the next-generation web technology, semantic web technology.


Berners-Lee was born in London, England, his parents are Mary Lee Woods and Conway Berners-Lee. He married Nancy Carlson in 1990, but divorced in 2011. In 2014, Berners-Lee and Rosemary Leith got married at St James's Palace in London.


Developed Enquire, which became the basis of the WWW concept at CERN. In 1989, he proposed the Global Hypertext Project. 1990 Developed the first hypertext browser and editor. On August 6, 1991, the first website was created. In 1994, W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) was founded. In 1997, he was awarded the Order of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 4th grade. Selected as one of the BBC's 100 Greatest Britons in 2002. June 15, 2004 First recipient of the Millennium Technology Prize. In 2004, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire (KBE, Order of Order) with the second rank. Received the Order of Merit (OM) in 2007. Winner of the 2016 Turing Award.


The Internet World of Your Dream World Wide Web (Weaving the web), ISBN 89-475-2329-1 Information Management: One Proposition (Tim Berners-Lee, CERN)


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