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Charles Simonyi
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Software architect (Microsoft)
Charles Simonyi

Dr. Charles Simonyi




10 Sep 1948

Charles Simonyi Bio Details

Full name

Dr. Charles Simonyi





Date of birth

10 Sep 1948

Birth place

Budapest, Hungary


Software Developer


Chief Software Architect for Microsoft (1981)


Stanford University, California, United States

University of California, Berkeley, California, United States (1968)

Internationally renowned computer scientist who developed Microsoft Word and Excel
Has been a US citizen since 1982 after fleeing Hungary at the age of 17 in 1966.
Left Microsoft in 2001 to co found his own company Intentional Software Corporation with Professor Gregor Kiczales.
Is a well known space tourst and has spent over $60 million on 2 space holidays.  

Charles Simonyi Siblings

Tamas Simonyi


Partners of 
Charles Simonyi

Lisa Simonyi


2 children together


Martha Stewart

On-Off relationship

relationship resumed about 1993
until about 2008

Charles Simonyi Children

Charles Simonyi Partner(s) Other Children

Lilian Simonyi

with Lisa Simonyi

Livia Simonyi

with Lisa Simonyi

Charles Simonyi Family

Charles Simonyi's parents:

Charles Simonyi's father is Karoly Simonyi

Charles Simonyi's children:

Charles Simonyi's daughter is Lilian Simonyi Charles Simonyi's daughter is Livia Simonyi

Charles Simonyi's current partners:

Charles Simonyi's wife is Lisa Simonyi

Charles Simonyi's former partners:

Charles Simonyi had an on-off relationship with Martha Stewart

Charles Simonyi's siblings:

Charles Simonyi's brother is Tamas Simonyi