Peter Thomas Kirstein

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Peter Thomas Kirstein (Kirschstein)

Birthplace: Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Death: January 08, 2020 (86)
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Walter Kirstein and Eleanor Kirschstein
Husband of Private
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Private

Occupation: Computer scientist
Managed by: Harald Tveit Alvestrand
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About Peter Thomas Kirstein

Peter Kirstein was a British computer scientist, sometimes called "the father of the Internet in Europe".

His work with the ARPANET and with the TCP/IP protocols while at University College London was instrumental in getting the UK connected to the Internet in 1973.

He was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2012, and received the Marconi prize in 2015.

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Peter Thomas Kirstein's Timeline

June 20, 1933
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
January 8, 2020
Age 86
London, Greater London, United Kingdom