Linus Torvalds

About Linus Torvalds

Birth Day: December 28, 1969
Birth Place: Helsinki, Finland

Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds was born on December 28, 1969 in Helsinki, Finland. 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.
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Popular As Linus Torvalds
Occupation Engineer
Age 51 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born December 28, 1969 (Helsinki, Finland)
Birthday December 28
Town/City Helsinki, Finland
Nationality Finland

🌙 Zodiac

Linus Torvalds’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Linus Torvalds was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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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.


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.

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