An Interview with Richard Stallman: Founder of the Free Software Movement

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CURRENT POSITION

President, Free Software Foundation

CLAIMS TO FAME

Founder of the Free Software Movement and the GNU operating system; founder of the GNU Project in 1984; and principal or initial author of GNU Emacs, the GNU C Compiler, the GNU Debugger GDB, and parts of other packages

DATE OF BIRTH

March 16, 1953

EDUCATION

B.A. in Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1970–1974

Honorary doctorates from University of Glasgow (2001), Vrije Universiteit Brussels (2003), Universidad Nacional de Salta (2004), Universidad de Los Angeles de Chimbote (2007), and University ...

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