Ada, Countess of Lovelace




A stipple engraving by William Henry Mote, probably after Frank Stone, published c.1832.

Ada, the daughter of Lord Byron, was a mathematician, translator, and writer of the first computer program (working with Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine).
She was bled to death by her doctors at the age of 37, who were trying to treat her uterine cancer.

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