Dennis Ritchie - The Creator of C Language, Passes Away

October 14, 2011
Dennis Ritchie, who is credited with creating the C language, has passed away.

Ritchie was one of the pioneers of computer science, and a well-deserved Turing winner for his many contributions, notably the creation of C — by far the most influential programming language in history, and still going strong today.

Source(s) : Rob Pike, via Herbsutter