Augusta Ada King (née Byron), Countess of Lovelace

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Date
1838 ca.
Credit Line
Courtesy of the Science Museum
Keywords
Babbage, Charles; Lovelace, Ada; Analytical Engine; Difference Engine; Mathematical table; Mechanical calculation
Object ID
500004218

Ada Lovelace studied mathematics despite the social strictures of her era. She contributed to, and documented, Babbage’s work before she died of cancer at the age of 36.