Satoshi Nakamoto is the name used by the unknown person or people who designed bitcoin and created its original reference implementation. As part of the implementation, they also devised the first blockchain database. In the process they were the first to solve the double-spending problem for digital currency. They were active in the development of bitcoin up until December 2010.
Born: 5 April 1975 (age 42) (claimed)
Nationality: Japanese (claimed)
Known for: Inventing bitcoin, implementing the first blockchain, deploying the first decentralized digital currency
Fields: Digital currencies, computer science, cryptography
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