Linus Torvalds

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The creator of the Linux kernel.


  • Linus' middle name is Benedict
  • LBT's mother tongue is Swedish, despite being born and raised in Finland.
  • Linus' daughter is named Patricia Miranda Torvalds
  • The title of Linus' homepage is 'The homepage of a WWW-illiterate'
  • Linus hates mobile phones.

Other notable Torvalds include Axel Torvalds, the curiously named Finnish computer hacker who appeared briefly in the film Swordfish.