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Presper Eckert: 1919-1995

Eckert was an American electrical engineer and computer pioneer.

John Mauchly he invented the first general-purpose electronic digital computer, the ENIAC, shown on the right.

He presented the first course in computing topics (the
Moore School Lectures), and founded the first commercial computer company (the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation).

Eckert also designed the first commercial computer in the U.S., the
UNIVAC, which incorporated his  invention of the mercury delay line memory.