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Guido van Rossum

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Guido van Rossum
Guido van Rossum at the Dropbox headquarters in 2014
Born31 January 1956 (1956-01-31) (age 64)[1]
Alma materUniversity of Amsterdam
OccupationComputer programmer, author
Known forCreating the Python programming language
Spouse(s)Kim Knapp (m. 2000–present) «start: (2000)»"Marriage: Kim Knapp to Guido van Rossum" Location: (linkback:
AwardsAward for the Advancement of Free Software (2001)

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.