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Charles Babbage

1719

At this time Charles Babbage was born in London

Mary Ann

1798

Mary Ann Babbage was born (sister of Charles Babbage)

totnes

1801

Charles Babbage was sent to a school in Totnes, because of his health

moved in with parents

1808

Charles Babbage moved back to his parents in Devon to study under a personal tutor

Chambridge University

1810

Charles Babbage was interested in mathematics

LaCroix

1811

Charles Babbage bought the work of LaCroix

3 things that Charles Babbage did in 1812

1812

Charles Babbage founded the Analytical Society to promote the Leibniz notation
Charles Babbage first had his idea of using machinery to calculate mathematical tables
Charles Babbage transferred to Peterhouse at Cambridge

3 things that Charles Babbage did in 1814

1814

Charles Babbage graduated from Cambridge
Charles Babbage married Georgiana Whitmore
Charles and Georgiana Babbage moved to London

2 things that Charles Babbage did in 1815

1815

Charles Babbage became a member of the Royal Society
Charles Babbage published an essay on calculus in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

lacroix's work

1816

Charles Babbage published a transition of lacroix's work.
Charles Babbage gave a series of lectures at the Royal Institution in London.

Charles Babbage jr

1817

Charles Babbage received his M.A. at Peter house
Charles Babbage Jr. was born

diving bell

1818

Charles Babbage went down in a diving bell and thought about submarine navigation

went to paris

1819

Charles Babbage and John Herschel went to Paris to visit scientists

Astronomical Society

1820

Charles Babbage helped to found the Astronomical Society

3 things that Charles Babbage did in 1821

1821

Charles Babbage had his first idea for a Difference Engine
The Astronomical Society assigned John Herschel and Charles Babbage to a project to improve the Nautical Almanac

table of squares

1822

Charles Babbage published "Observations on the Application of Machinery to the Computation of Mathematical Tables" at the Astronomical Society
Charles Babbage made a small machine to compute the table of squares
Charles Babbage published "On the Theoretical Principles of Machinery for Calculating Tables" in Brewster's Journal of Science

royal society

1823

The Royal Society adviced the British government to encourage Charles Babbage to pursue his machines
The British government promised to fund the Difference Engine
Brunel recommended to Babbage that he would hire Joseph Clement

Charles Babbage

1871

At this time Charles Babbage die din his house house in london