What are three computer languages?
It is not essential to understand computer languages as you can do a lot with a computer without knowing them, and most people that use computers do not understand any computer languages. However, if you want to write programs and get the computers to do more elaborate things then knowing some computer languages is important. If you can write programs then there are employment opportunities in it and if you are really good you could…
Computer languages were not discovered, as no computers used them before people used them. Computer languages are artificial languages invented by people to simplify control of computers. As to the inventors of the earliest computer languages they were: John Backus of IBM: FORTRAN. Grace Hopper of UNIVAC: A-0, FLOW-MATIC, COBOL. Both did their original compiler development work ca. 1954.
Languages are usually classified at two levels, low level programming and high level programming, although some experts also make a distinction of very high level languages and very low level languages. So, depending on who you ask, there are either two, three, or four. The most common set is probably three: low, high, and very high.