Augusta Ada King or Count of Lovelace was born with the name Augusta Ada Byron but who’s now known

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Augusta Ada King or Count of Lovelace was born with the name Augusta Ada Byron but who’s now known as Ada Lovelace was born on December 10th, during the year of 1815. She was born in London and died November 27th, in 1852. She was the daughter of a famous poet known as Lord Byron. Ada is reflected to have printed instructions for the first computer program in the mid 1800s. She was best known for being a skilled mathematician. Ada Lovelace was encouraged to be a mathematician from her mother who studied math and was firm that Ada should not become a poet like her father. She bonded with Charles Babbage, inventor of the calculator, by working with him. Very shortly after Ada was born her, mother divorced…show more content…
Charles asked Ada to enlarge the article because he says that “as she understood the machine so well”. Ada Lovelace died from cancer at the age of 36, years after the publication of “Sketch of the Analytical Engine, with Notes from the Translator”. Ada was very close with Mary. They got along well because Ada had a lot of respect for her. Ada had also worked with others for example, Andrew Crosse, Sir David Brewster, Charles Wheatstone, Charles Dickens and also Michael Faraday. Ada got married to her husband William King in 1835. They lived in a big estate inside of Ockham Park. They spent their honeymoon at Worthy Manor in Ashley Combe. Ada and William had three children together named Byron, Anne and Ralph. Later, Ada’s mother hired William Carpenter to teach her children and to act a moral instructors for Ada. William began to fall in love with Ada as he was teaching her kids and as soon as Ada realized that he was trying to start an affair, she fired him. Ada began to flirt with her scandals and also began her love for gambling. Ada developed uterine cancer but still continued her education. Ada began to be tutored by a noted mathematician and logician named Augustus De Morgan. Ada valued metaphysics as much as mathematics, viewing both as tools for exploring the unseen worlds around us. Throughout Ada’s life she was strongly interested in the scientific developments including phrenology and mesmerism. After she was done working with Babbage on

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