Guido van Rossum

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Guido van Rossum
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Guido van Rossum at the Dropbox headquarters in 2014
Born (1956-01-31) 31 January 1956 (age 64)[1]
NationalityDutch
Alma materUniversity of Amsterdam
OccupationComputer programmer, author
Known forCreating the Python programming language
Spouse(s)
Kim Knapp (m. 2000)
Children1[4]
AwardsAward for the Advancement of Free Software (2001)
Websitegvanrossum.github.io

Guido van Rossum (Dutch: [ˈɣido vɑn ˈrɔsʏm, -səm]; born 31 January 1956) is a Dutch programmer. He is best known for making the Python programming language.

References[change | change source]

  1. van Rossum, Guido (31 January 2007). "(Python-Dev) Happy Birthday, Guido!". Python-Dev mailing list. Archived from the original on 8 September 2009.
  2. "Old interview – Guido van Rossum". Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014. I only took some time to visit my family in Haarlem.
  3. "Schoolbank profile". Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014.
  4. "Guido van Rossum". CodeCall Programming Wiki. Archived from the original on 31 October 2008.