It might surprise you to know that Jane Austen also wrote on a laptop. So did my grandfather and I think his grandfather, too. Though theirs weren't quite the same as mine. For a start, theirs were made of wood. (That's a side-on view of Grandpa's laptop above.)
Alexander Hamilton had one — all sorts of famous people did. They were standard equipment, especially for people who travelled. Here's a link to learn more about Hamilton's.