Herman Hollerith

Herman Hollerith (February 29, 1860 – November 17, 1929) was an American statistician who developed a mechanical tabulator based on punched cards to rapidly tabulate statistics from millions of pieces of data. He was the founder of one of the companies that later merged and became IBM. Hollerith was born as a son of German immigrant Prof. Georg Hollerith from Großfischlingen (near Neustadt an der ... Read more at Wikipedia

Date of Birth: 29-Feb-1860

Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Date of Death: 17-Nov-1929

Profession: Inventor, Statistician, Businessperson

Nationality: United States of America, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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