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Dennis Ritchie

Dennis RitchieAKA Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie

Born: 9-Sep-1941
Birthplace: Bronxville, NY
Died: 12-Oct-2011
Location of death: Berkeley Heights, NJ
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Computer Programmer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Creator of UNIX

Father: Alistair E. Ritchie
Mother: Jean McGee Ritchie (homemaker)

    University: BS Physics, Harvard University (1963)
    University: MS Mathematics, Harvard University (1968)

    Bell Laboratories (1967-)
    National Academy of Engineering 1988
    World Technology Network
    National Medal of Technology and Innovation 1999
    Turing Award 1983

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