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Wang, An

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Born: 1920 AD
Died: 1990 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: Chinese
Categories: Businessmen, Industrialist, Inventor

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1920 - Born on February 7th in Shanghai, China. Invented Magnetic Core Memory, pulse transfer controlling device.

1949 - Married to Lorraine Wang.

         - An Wang introduced his first computer product.

1951 - Founded Wang Laboratories with $15,000.

1954 - An Wang emigrated from China and became a US citizen.

1955 - Awarded patent for a pulse transfer controlling device that made the magnetic core possible.

1965 - Introduced LOCI the first calculator that produces a logarithm in one single keystroke.

1990 - Died on March 24th in Boston.

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