Richard Stallman

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Richard Stallman founder of the GNU project
  • Richard Matthew Stallman (also known as rms) is a hacker, software developer and president of the Free Software Foundation.
  • He is responsible for GNU Project the Free Software Foundation.
  • Born in March 16, 1953 (1953-03-16), New York City, New York, USA.
  • Stallman created the concept of copyleft which entourages free software.
  • He is the main author the GNU General Public License.
  • Stallman has devoted the bulk of his life's energies to political and software activism.
  • Stallman admires Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi, Ralph Nader, and Dennis Kucinich.

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