Heinz Nixdorf (April 9, 1925 – March 17, 1986) was a German computing pioneer, businessman and founder of Nixdorf Computer AG.Nixdorf was born in Paderborn.The 27-year-old Nixdorf, at the time a physics student, founded his first computer company in 1952. As the owner, he led this company to become an international electronics concern that had a revenue of almost four billion D-Mark at its peak. His microcomputers were competitors to IBM mainframes.

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  • Heinz Nixdorf (April 9, 1925 – March 17, 1986) was a German computing pioneer, businessman and founder of Nixdorf Computer AG.Nixdorf was born in Paderborn.The 27 year-old Nixdorf, who was a physics student, founded his first computer company in 1952. He would lead this company as its owner to an international electronic concern that would make almost 4 billion D-Mark. His microcomputer could stand up to the mainframes and because of that, Nixdorf was known as one of the founders who were a symbol for the German economic miracle. He also was an ambitious sportsman and known for the good education of his employees. In 1986 he died of a heart attack in Hannover at the CeBIT (en)
  • Heinz Nixdorf (April 9, 1925 – March 17, 1986) was a German computing pioneer, businessman and founder of Nixdorf Computer AG.Nixdorf was born in Paderborn.The 27-year-old Nixdorf, at the time a physics student, founded his first computer company in 1952. As the owner, he led this company to become an international electronics concern that had a revenue of almost four billion D-Mark at its peak. His microcomputers were competitors to IBM mainframes. Due to his work and success Nixdorf is known as one of the founders, who today are closely linked for the German economic miracle. He also was an ambitious sportsman and is remembered for his efforts to provide good education to his employees. In 1986 he died of a heart attack in Hanover at the CeBIT (en)
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  • Heinz Nixdorf (April 9, 1925 – March 17, 1986) was a German computing pioneer, businessman and founder of Nixdorf Computer AG.Nixdorf was born in Paderborn.The 27-year-old Nixdorf, at the time a physics student, founded his first computer company in 1952. As the owner, he led this company to become an international electronics concern that had a revenue of almost four billion D-Mark at its peak. His microcomputers were competitors to IBM mainframes. (en)
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