Richard Stallman(redirected from Stallman, Richard)
|Richard Matthew Stallman|
|Birthplace||New York City, United States|
President of the Free Software Foundation
|Known for||Free software movement, GNU, Emacs, GCC|
Richard M. Stallman. Founder of the GNU project. He resigned from the AI lab at MIT so he would be free to produce free software which he could then distribute on his own terms. He went on to establish the Free Software Foundation to support the production of free software and ensure its free distribution.