George Boole (1815-1864)

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Date
1850 ca.
Credit Line
Purchase of the Computer History Museum
Copyright Owner
© Bettmann/Corbis
Object ID
500004702

English mathematician George Boole laid the foundations for the logic system that now bears his name: Boolean logic. His system of logical operations based on simple principles is the bedrock of modern computers.