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Linus Torvalds to be Awarded Honorary Doctorate

May 19, 1999, 09:53 (9 Talkback[s])

Thanks to Fredrik Henbjork for this report.

A press communique in Swedish reports:

"Young Computer Genius One of This Year's Honorary Doctors

"This year's honorary doctors at Stockholm University have been awarded. Among them is the merely 29 year old Finnish-Swede Linus Torvalds, who, among other things, created the world famous Linux operating system."

"Torvalds resides in Santa Clara, USA..."

"The honorary doctorates are going to be formally awarded at a ceremony in Bla Hallen in the Stockholm City Hall on Friday the 24th of September..."