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Grace Hopper

Grace murray hopper (december 9, 1906 – january 1, 1992) was an american computer scientist and united states navy rear admiral. a pioneer in the field, she was one of the first programmers of the harvard mark i computer, and developed the first compiler for a computer programming language. she conceptualized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of cobol, one of the first modern programming languages.