Python was developed by Guido van Rossum at the National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science in the Netherland
Python is derived from many other languages, including ABC, Modula-3, C, C++, Algol-68, SmallTalk, and Unix shell and other scripting language
Python is copyrighted. Like Perl, Python source code is now available under the GNU General Public License (GPL)
Python is now maintained by a core development team at the institute, although Guido van Rossum still holds a vital role in directing its progress
Python 1.0 was released in November 1994. in 2000, Python 2.0 was released.
Python 3.0 was released in 2008. is not backward compatible with Python 2. The emphasis in Python 3 had been on the removal of duplicate programming constructs and modules so that “There should be one -and preferably only one way to do it.” Python 3.6.3 is the latest version of Python 3