Tim Berners-Lee

IRL Name: 
Tim Berners-Lee

Born on June 8th, 1955, Berners-Lee is a English Engineer and Computer Scientist who in 1990 with the help of Robert Cailliau and student staff at CERN made the first successful communication between an HTTP client and server on the Internet. As a result, many view him as the creator of the World Wide Web.


Was awarded the rank of Knight Commander (the second-highest rank in the Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II in 2004.