Vitalik Buterin

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Vitaly Dmitriyevich "Vitalik" Buterin (Russian: Виталий Дмитриевич Бутерин; born 31 January 1994) is a Russian-Canadian programmer and writer who is best known as one of the co-founders of Ethereum. Buterin became involved with cryptocurrency early in its inception, co-founding Bitcoin Magazine in 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vitalik Buterin has received more than 3,082,353 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Vitalik Buterin is the 165th most popular computer scientist (down from 158th in 2019), the 1,914th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,562nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Vitalik Buterin ranks 165 out of 205Before him are Ian Murdock, Leslie Valiant, Erich Gamma, James Rumbaugh, Andy Hertzfeld, and Bruce Perens. After him are Alexandra Elbakyan, Annie Easley, Brewster Kahle, E. Allen Emerson, Evan Williams, and Phil Katz.

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Among people born in 1994, Vitalik Buterin ranks 68Before him are Jordi El Niño Polla, Piotr Zieliński, Viktor Fischer, Lucy Boynton, M'Baye Niang, and Wout van Aert. After him are Krystal Jung, Bad Bunny, Wendy, Margaret Qualley, Emerson Palmieri, and Shoya Nakajima.

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Among people born in Russia, Vitalik Buterin ranks 1,914 out of 2,688Before him are Tom Conway (1904), Timati (1983), Viktor Krovopuskov (1948), Maria Kirilenko (1987), Aleksandr Poleshchuk (1953), and Anfisa Reztsova (1964). After him are Yuri Shatunov (1973), Alexander Grischuk (1983), Vladislav Galkin (1971), Vladimir Nazlymov (1945), Anton Siluanov (1963), and Alexandra Kosteniuk (1984).


Among computer scientists born in Russia, Vitalik Buterin ranks 4Before him are Sergey Brin (1973), Sergey Lebedev (1902), and Eugene Kaspersky (1965).

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