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Wang, An

Born: 1920 AD
Died: 1990 AD
Nationality: Chinese
Categories: Businessmen, Industrialist, Inventor

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.