Engineer Linus Torvalds

Engineer Linus Torvalds

Name Linus Torvalds
Profession Engineer
Date of Birth 1969-12-28
Place of Birth Helsinki,
Death Date
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Linus Torvalds

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.

Early Life Experience of Linus Torvalds

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

Trivia Info

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

Family Life and Relationship

He married six time Finnish national karate champion Tove Torvalds.

Close Associates

He is a software developer like Brian Behlendorf.