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Augusta Ada Byron – daughter of the poet Lord Byron

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Augusta Ada, Countess Lovelace, (nee Byron) (1815 – 1852) 1st wife of William King the first earl. She was the daughter of poet Lord Byron and the computer language ADA was named after her in recognition of the help she gave computer pioneer Charles Babbage in circa 1840. (Photo by Donaldson Collections/Getty Images)

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