Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

July 18, 2004

Now called Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, the 49-year-old British citizen lives in the United States and works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is a senior research scientist. He was knighted in recognition of his “services to the global development of the Internet” through his invention of the World Wide Web, a system to organize, link, and browse Internet pages.

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