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The proportion between the velocity with which men or animals move, and the weights they carry, is a matter of considerable importance, particularly in military affairs.

 
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Charles Babbage
Charles Babbage
  • Born: December 26, 1791
  • Died: October 18, 1871
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Mathematician

Charles Babbage KH FRS was an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage originated the concept of a digital programmable computer.