August 14, 2002
Kristen Nygaard died Saturday

Kristen Nygaard, co-creator of Simula - the first object oriented programming language, died August 9th 2002.

New York Times writes: Kristen Nygaard, Who Built Framework for Computer Languages, Dies at 75

Kristen Nygaard, a Norwegian mathematician who laid the groundwork for modern computer programming languages and who helped Scandinavian workers influence the design of labor-saving computer technologies, died on Saturday in Oslo, Norway.
In Memoriam Kristen Nygaard

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