Programming Languages and their Designers

(this list is incomplete)

FORTRAN                                John Backus
ALGOL                                  Friedrich Bauer
Prolog                                 Alain Colmerauer
Brendan Eich                           JavaScript
James Gosling                          Java
Anders Hejlsberg                       Pascal, C#
Rich Hickey                            Clojure
Grace Hopper                           COBOL
Alan Kay and Dan Ingalls               Smalltalk
Chris Lattner                          Swift
Rasmus Lerdorf                         PHP
John McCarthy                          LISP
Xavier Leroy                           OCaml
Yukihiro Matsumoto                     Ruby
Martin Odersky                         Scala
Matthias Felleisen                     Racket
Dennis Ritchie                         C
Rob Pike                               Go
Guido van Rossum                       Python
Guy Steele and Gerald Jay Sussman      Scheme
Bjarne Stroustrup                      C++
Larry Wall                             Perl
Philip Wadler                          Haskell
Niklaus Wirth                          Pascal
Stephen Wolfram                        Mathematica