Tim Berners-Lee: Inventor of the World Wide Web

Do you know who invented World Wide Web (WWW) ? It is Tim Berners-Lee.

In 1989 Timothy Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, an internet-based hypermedia initiative for global information sharing while at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory. He wrote the first web client and server in 1990. His specifications of URIs, HTTP and HTML were refined as Web technology spread.

A graduate of Oxford University, England, Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee is now a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) and the Director of the World Wide Web Consortium. In 2001 he became a fellow of the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science.

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