Here is the list of 264 people who created a language(s) or other thing(s) I am tracking.

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name languages count
Niklaus Wirth ebnf lola-2 modula-2 modula oberon pascal 6
Wouter Van Oortmerssen aardappel amiga-e bla false sheep-lang 5
Ken Thompson b go unix utf-8 4
Chris Done json-lambda lucid-lang z-expressions 3
Rob Pike go limbo utf-8 3
Christophe de Dinechin elfe tao3d xl-lang 3
Joe Groff clay fml-lang newclay 3
Dennis Ritchie b c unix 3
John Backus algol-60 fortran red-lang 3
John McCarthy advice-taker algol-60 lisp 3
Dan Suciu struql unql 2
Justin Hu stacklang t-lang 2
Tom Preston-Werner semver toml 2
Tim Berners-Lee notation3 url 2
Leonard Ritter none scopes 2
David A. Moon lunar plot-lang 2
Arthur Whitney k q 2
Douglas Crockford json tilton 2
Graham Nelson inform prompter 2
Brandon Barber exkited nymph 2
Alan Kay etoys flex-lang 2
Anders Hejlsberg csharp typescript 2
Christopher Diggins cat heron-lang 2
Bill McKeeman c-flat mckeeman-form 2
Nikolas S. Boyd bistro-smalltalk hoot-smalltalk 2
Paul Graham arc bel 2
Kenneth E. Iverson apl j 2
Bram Moolenaar zimbu 1
David H. Munro yorick 1
Trevor Blackwell yoga 1
Paul T. Graunke xt3d 1
Kathryn E. Gray xt3d 1
Shriram Krishnamurthi xt3d 1
Sturm Mabie xs-lang 1
Jonathan Robie xql 1
Yasuhiko Kanemasa xql-lang 1
Kazumi Kubota xql-lang 1
Hiroshi Ishikawa xql-lang 1
Letizia Tanca xml-gl 1
Stefano Paraboschi xml-gl 1
Piero Fraternali xml-gl 1
Ernesto Damiani xml-gl 1
Sara Comai xml-gl 1
Stefano Ceri xml-gl 1
Benjamin C. Pierce xduce 1
Haruo Hosoya xduce 1
Stephen Wolfram wolfram 1
Alexander Okhotin whalecalf 1
Alfredo Delgado v-visual-language 1
Mikhail Auguston v-visual-language 1
Mary Fernandez unql 1
Peter Buneman unql 1
Damien Katz unql-lang 1
Richard Hipp unql-lang 1
David Madore unlambda 1
Joe Ossanna unix 1
Douglas McIlroy unix 1
Brian Kernighan unix 1
Douglas Hofstadter typographical-number-theory 1
Kaz Kylheku txr 1
Carsten Schürmann twelf 1
Frank Pfenning twelf 1
Michael Ballantyne turnstile 1
Milo Turner turnstile 1
Ben Greenman turnstile 1
Alex Knauth turnstile 1
Stephen Chang turnstile 1
James Clark trex 1
Leslie Lamport tla 1
Ray Stubbs ten 1
John Ousterhout tcl 1
Robert Swierczek swizzle 1
Chris Lattner swift 1
Alan Manuel K. Gloria sweet-expressions 1
David A. Wheeler sweet-expressions 1
Andrew McKinlay suneido 1
and Igor Tatarinov struql 1
Mary Fernández struql 1
Frank Conlon stonecutter 1
David Donofrio stonecutter 1
John D. Leidel stonecutter 1
Alberto Demichelis squirrel 1
Göran Krampe spry 1
Herman Venter slim-pl 1
Terry Winograd shrdlu 1
Bert Freudenberg shadama 1
Dan Amelang shadama 1
Yoshiki Ohshima shadama 1
Axel Thue semi-thue-system 1
David Ungar self 1
Thomas Mertes seed7 1
Lee E. McMahon sed 1
Hampton Catlin scss 1
David Cournapeau scikit-learn 1
Martin Odersky scala 1
Steve Omohundro sather 1
John E. Davis s-lang 1
Graydon Hoare rust 1
Yukihiro Matsumoto ruby 1
Rastislav Bodik rosette-lang 1
Emina Torlak rosette-lang 1
Mahmoud Fayed ring 1
Steve Crocker rfc 1
Mike Cowlishaw rexx 1
Makoto Murata relax 1
Nenad Rakocevic red 1
Carl Sassenrath rebol 1
Ross Ihaka r 1
Michael Stonebraker quel 1
Guido van Rossum python 1
Albert Gräf pure 1
Bruno Blanchet proverif-lang 1
Diarmuid Pigott protium 1
Alain Colmerauer prolog 1
Martin F. Johansen progsbase 1
Richard Evans praxis-lang 1
Jeffrey Snover powershell 1
L.H. Reeker post-x 1
P.A.C. Bailes post-x 1
Emil Post post-canonical-system 1
Avery N. Nortonsmith pointless 1
Konrad Zuse plankalkul 1
Dan Rzeppa plain-english 1
Gerry Rzeppa plain-english 1
Fredrik Hübinette pike 1
Jonathan Fruhman picat 1
Neng-Fa Zhou picat 1
Rasmus Lerdorf php 1
Larry Wall perl 1
Philip Hazel pcre 1
Edward Marco Baringer parenscript 1
Manuel Odendahl parenscript 1
Seth Tucker Taft parasail 1
Kragen Javier Sitaker paperalgo 1
Gert Smolka oz 1
Jurgen A. Doornik ox 1
Vesa Karvonen order 1
Pascal Van Hentenryck optimization-programming-language 1
Tim Sheard omega 1
Xavier Leroy ocaml 1
Brad Cox objective-c 1
Simon C. Nash object-rexx 1
Travis Oliphant numpy 1
Andreas Rumpf nim 1
Neil Pappalardo mumps 1
Robin Milner ml 1
Ned Freed mime 1
Nathaniel Borenstein mime 1
Zoltan Somogyi mercury 1
Vannevar Bush memex-machine 1
Corey Montella mech-lang 1
Mosha Pasumansky mdx-lang 1
John D. Hunter matplotlib 1
Jon Whitehead maraca-lang 1
Alex Protasov manool 1
William W. Wadge lucid 1
Edward A. Ashcroft lucid 1
Roberto Ierusalimschy lua 1
Lars Pensjö lpc 1
Janet L. Wiener lorel 1
Jennifer Widom lorel 1
Jason McHugh lorel 1
Dallan Quass lorel 1
Serge Abiteboul lorel 1
P. J. Plauger lil 1
Alexis Sellier less 1
Kyle Jessup lasso 1
Yair Chuchem lamdu-editor 1
Eyal Lotem lamdu-editor 1
Andrey Breslav kotlin 1
Daan Leijen koka 1
Kevin Lawler kerf 1
David Broderick kayia 1
Josh Huelsman jiyu 1
Brendan Eich javascript 1
James Gosling java 1
Roger Hui j 1
Ola Bini ioke 1
Ronald Kaplan interlisp 1
Warren Teitelman interlisp 1
Daniel G. Bobrow interlisp 1
Edwin Brady idris 1
David Stern idl 1
Ralph Griswold icon 1
Raymond Lorie ibm-gml 1
Edward Mosher ibm-gml 1
Charles Goldfarb ibm-gml 1
Egil Möller i-expressions 1
Dan Winkler hypertalk 1
Terry A. Davis holyc 1
Kalani Thielen hobbes 1
Ivan Reese hilltop-lang 1
Keith Hamel guido-music-notation 1
Holger H. Hoos guido-music-notation 1
James Strachan groovy 1
Lee Byron graphql 1
Bob Alberti gopher-protocol 1
Daniel Torrey gopher-protocol 1
Paul Lindner gopher-protocol 1
Farhad Anklesaria gopher-protocol 1
Mark P. McCahill gopher-protocol 1
Robert Griesemer go 1
Enrico Tröger geany-editor 1
Marc Schellens gdl 1
Thiago Silva g-portugol 1
John Conway fractran 1
Charles H. Moore forth 1
Jean E. Sammet formac 1
John Skaller felix 1
Giancarlo Niccolai falcon 1
Richard Stallman emacs-lisp 1
Evan Czaplicki elm 1
Bertrand Meyer eiffel 1
Stanley Gill edsac-initial-orders 1
Maurice Wilkes edsac-initial-orders 1
David Wheeler edsac-initial-orders 1
Mark S. Miller e 1
Paul_Mockapetris dns 1
Rufus Pollock datapackage 1
Paul Walsh datapackage 1
Lars Bak dart 1
Doug Moen curv 1
Burton Fried culler-fried-system 1
Glenn Culler culler-fried-system 1
Robert Kiesling ctalk 1
Ary Borenszweig crystal 1
Joseph J. Allaire coldfusion 1
Jeremy Ashkenas coffeescript 1
Charles Esterbrook cobra 1
David Clark Rummler cms-2 1
Vincent Cecil Secades cms-2 1
Barbara Liskov clu 1
Rich Hickey clojure 1
KS Sreeram clay 1
ChenYong cirru 1
Ge Wang chuck 1
Gavin King ceylon 1
Erik Svedäng carp 1
Kenton Varda capn-proto 1
Konstantin Knizhnik c-talk 1
Andrew Fedoniouk c-smile 1
Urban Müller brainfuck 1
Rodrigo B. De Oliveira boo 1
Edward de Jong beads-lang 1
Martin Richards bcpl 1
Dave Bayer bayer-expressions 1
Thomas E. Kurtz basic 1
John G. Kemeny basic 1
Natendrtfm arkscript 1
Pierre Pharel arkscript 1
Alexandre Plateau arkscript 1
Robert Morris arc 1
Kathleen Booth arc-assembly 1
Michael Woodger algol-60 1
Joseph Henry Wegstein algol-60 1
Bernard Vauquois algol-60 1
Adriaan van Wijngaarden algol-60 1
Klaus Samelson algol-60 1
Heinz Rutishauser algol-60 1
Alan Perlis algol-60 1
Peter Naur algol-60 1
Charles Katz algol-60 1
Julien Green algol-60 1
Friedrich L. Bauer algol-60 1

Last updated August 09, 2020