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History of C


In this chapter, we will discuss about brief history of C Programming language.

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Dennis M. Ritchie

1941 - 2011

Inventor of C Programming Language

Dennis M. Ritchie invented C Programming in the year of 1972 at bell laboratories of American Telephone and Telegraph(AT&T), USA. This is the successor of B, BCPL programming languages.

C has inherited many features of B, BCPL. It is also known as the First Complete Programming language. Let's see some of the previous languages that are developed before C was invented.

Programming Language

Inventor/'s

Year

Algol Group of peoples 1958
BCPL Martin Richard 1967
B Ken Thompson 1970
C Dennis M. Ritchie 1972

In the next, we will learn some basics of computer program.

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