Quick Answer: Who Invented First Computer?

Who made the first computer?

Charles Babbage

Did Alan Turing invent the first computer?

Many people contributed to the invention of the computer. But Turing was very important in inventing the modern computer and formalizing the underlying theory that allowed the computer to be invented and built. Charles Babbage created the concept of a programmable computer about a century before Alan Turing was active.23 Jun 2016

Why was the first computer invented?

The computer was originally invented to do repetitive calculations quickly and accurately. Charles Babbage, an English mechanical engineer and polymath, originated the concept of a programmable computer.6 Nov 2017

Who invented the first digital computer and when?

John Vincent Atanasoff, OCM, (October 4, 1903 – June 15, 1995) was an American physicist and inventor, best known for being credited with inventing the first electronic digital computer. Atanasoff invented the first electronic digital computer in the 1930s at Iowa State College.