Heinz Zemanek

Austrian computer pioneer

Heinz Zemanek (January 1, 1920 – July 16, 2014)[2] was an Austrian computer scientist. Zemanek developed the first complete transistorised computer in Europe.

Heinz Zemanek
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Heinz Zemanek in 2007
Born(1920-01-01)1 January 1920
Died16 July 2014(2014-07-16) (aged 94)[1]
Vienna, Austria
Alma materVienna University of Technology
Known forMailüfterl, PL/I
AwardsAustrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, 1st class (2005)
Scientific career
FieldsComputer scientist
InstitutionsVienna University of Technology, IBM


  1. "Austrian computing pioneer Heinz Zemanek dead at 94". 17 July 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  2. Zemanek, Heinz (1985). "About the architecture of my life". In Neuhold, E.J. and Chroust, G. (editors) (ed.). Proceedings of the IFIP TC2 Working Conference on The Role of Abstract Models in Information Processing. Amsterdam, New York, Oxford: North-Holland. pp. 1–28. ISBN 0-444-87888-2. |access-date= requires |url= (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: editors list (link) CS1 maint: extra text: editors list (link)

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