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Linus Benedict Torvalds

Current Location:: Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, United States
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Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
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Son of Private User and Private
Husband of Private
Father of Private; Private and Private
Brother of Sara Torvalds
Half brother of Private; Private and Private

Occupation: Father of LINUX
Managed by: Sara Torvalds
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    • Private
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    • Private
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    • Private
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    • Private User
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    • Private
      father's ex-spouse
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      father's ex-partner
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About Linus Torvalds

Linus Benedict Torvalds (1969-) is a Finnish-American software engineer who is the creator, and for a long time, principal developer of the Linux kernel, which became the kernel for operating systems such as the Linux operating systems, Android, and Chrome OS.

He also created the distributed revision control system Git and the diving logging and planning software Subsurface. He was honored, along with Shinya Yamanaka, with the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize by the Technology Academy Finland "in recognition of his creation of a new open source operating system for computers leading to the widely used Linux kernel". He is also the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award and the 2018 IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award.

According to Magic Number in Linux's kernel, here are the answers. 0x672274793=28121969 28/12/1969 is when Linus Torvalds was born. These are Linus' daughters' birthdays: 0x85072278=5121996 5/12/1996 is when Patricia Miranda was born. 0x367369448=16041998 16/04/1998 is when Daniela Yolanda was born. 0x537993216=20122000 20/12/2000 is when Celeste Amanda was born

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Linus Torvalds's Timeline

1969
December 28, 1969
Helsinki, Finland