Donald Knuth Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at February 4, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team

Donald Knuth Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Donald Knuth Facts

Full NameDonald Knuth
BirthdateJanuary 10, 1938
Birth PlaceWisconsin
Age (in 2023)85 Years Old

Donald Knuth Age & Birthday

Donald Knuth is best known as Mathematician who has born on January 10, 1938 in Wisconsin. Currently, Donald Knuth is 85 years, 0 months and 25 days old. Donald Knuth will celebrate 86th birthday on Wednesday, 10th of January 2024. Below the countdown to Donald Knuth upcoming birthday.

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Donald Knuth Biography


Mathematician and engineer who was arguably most recognized as the Professor Emeritus at Stanford in Palo Alto, California.

Before Fame

He was a prodigy; In fact, he once won a competition in which he created 4,500 words from the phrase Ziegler's Giant Bar. The judges for the competition had only created half that amount.


He became the first person to win the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award in 1971. He also won the Harvey Prize in 1995.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Associated With

Henry Suzzallo once studied at Stanford University, where he served as the Professor Emeritus.

Top Asked Questions about Donald Knuth

How old is Donald Knuth in 2023?

Donald Knuth is 85 years old today.

When was Donald Knuth born?

Donald Knuth was born on January 10, 1938 in Wisconsin.

What is Donald Knuth zodiac sign?

Donald Knuth zodiac sign is Capricorn.

What was Donald Knuth best known for?

Donald Knuth was best known as Mathematician.

Fun Facts about Donald Knuth's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Donald Knuth's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Donald Knuth was born on Monday, 10th day / 02nd week of 1938
  • Donald Knuth has Capricorn zodiac sign and Earth element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Donald Knuth birthday is X.I.MCMXXXVIII
  • Donald Knuth's birthstone is Garnet
  • Donald Knuth's birth flower is Carnation that symbolize fascination, distinction & love
  • Donald Knuth age in year is 85 years old
  • Donald Knuth age in month is 1020 months old
  • Donald Knuth age in day is 31071 days old
  • Donald Knuth age in hour is 745704 hours old
  • Donald Knuth age in minute is 44742240 minutes old
  • Donald Knuth age in second is 2684534400 seconds old
  • Next Donald Knuth birthday is on Wednesday, January 10th 2024
  • Donald Knuth age in next birthday (2024) is 86 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about January 10, 1938 birthday

Historical Events on Donald Knuth Birthday (January 10)

Below are historical events that coincided with Donald Knuth's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

1941World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.
1946The first General Assembly of the United Nations opens in London. Fifty-one nations are represented.
1946The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the Moon and receiving the reflected signals.
1954BOAC Flight 781, a de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1, explodes and falls into the Tyrrhenian Sea killing 35 people.
1962Apollo program: NASA announces plans to build the C-5 rocket launch vehicle, which became known as the Saturn V Moon rocket, which launched every Apollo Moon mission.
1966Tashkent Declaration, a peace agreement between India and Pakistan signed that resolved the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
1972Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to the newly independent Bangladesh as president after spending over nine months in prison in Pakistan.
1981Salvadoran Civil War: The FMLN launches its first major offensive, gaining control of most of Morazán and Chalatenango departments
1984Holy See-United States relations: The United States and Holy See (Vatican City) re-establish full diplomatic relations after almost 117 years, overturning the United States Congress's 1867 ban on public funding for such a diplomatic envoy.
1985Sandinista Daniel Ortega becomes president of Nicaragua and vows to continue the transformation to socialism and alliance with the Soviet Union and Cuba; American policy continues to support the Contras in their revolt against the Nicaraguan government.
1990Time Warner is formed by the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications.
2007A general strike begins in Guinea in an attempt to get President Lansana Conté to resign.
2012A bombing in Khyber Agency, Pakistan, kills at least 30 people and 78 others injured.
2013More than 100 people are killed and 270 injured in several bomb blasts in Pakistan.
2015A traffic accident between an oil tanker truck and passenger coach en route to Shikarpur from Karachi on the Pakistan National Highway Link Road near Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Karachi, killing at least 62 people.
1986The birth of Hideaki Ikematsu, Japanese footballer
1986The birth of Kenneth Vermeer, Dutch footballer
1987The birth of César Cielo, Brazilian swimmer
1987The birth of Vicente Guaita, Spanish footballer
1988The birth of Leonard Patrick Komon, Kenyan runner
1988The birth of Vladimir Zharkov, Russian ice hockey player
1989The birth of Emily Meade, American actress
1989The birth of Kyle Reimers, Australian footballer
1990The birth of Mirko Bortolotti, Italian race car driver
1990The birth of Ishiura Masakatsu, Japanese sumo wrestler
1990The birth of Cody Walker, Australian rugby league player
1990The birth of John Carlson, American ice hockey player
1991The birth of Chad Townsend, Australian rugby league player
1991The birth of Romain Wattel, French golfer
1996The birth of Dylan Edwards, Australian rugby league player
2012The death of Gevork Vartanian, Russian intelligence agent (b. 1924)
2013The death of George Gruntz, Swiss pianist and composer (b. 1932)
2013The death of Claude Nobs, Swiss businessman, founded the Montreux Jazz Festival (b. 1936)
2014The death of Petr Hlaváček, Czech shoemaker and academic (b. 1950)
2014The death of Zbigniew Messner, Polish economist and politician, 9th Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (b. 1929)
2014The death of Larry Speakes, American journalist, 16th White House Press Secretary (b. 1939)
2015The death of Junior Malanda, Belgian footballer (b. 1994)
2015The death of Taylor Negron, American actor, playwright, and painter (b. 1957)
2015The death of Francesco Rosi, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
2015The death of Robert Stone, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1937)
2016The death of Wim Bleijenberg, Dutch footballer and manager (b. 1930)
2016The death of David Bowie, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (b. 1947)
2016The death of George Jonas, Hungarian-Canadian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1935)
2017The death of Buddy Greco, American jazz and pop singer and pianist (b. 1926)
2017The death of Clare Hollingworth, English journalist (b. 1911)

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