Linus Torvalds

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Birthday
28, 1969
Birthplace
Helsinki, Finland
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1969 (age 49)
Birthplace
Helsinki, Finland

About

Software engineer who developed and became the chief architect behind the Linux kernel, a free and open source software. He also developed the Git system and the software Subsurface.

Before Fame

He has Master's degree in computer science from the University of Helsinki and wrote a thesis called Linux: A Portable Operating System.

Trivia

He was awarded the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize and was inducted as an inaugural inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He married six time Finnish national karate champion Tove Torvalds.

Associated With

He is a software developer like Brian Behlendorf.