Python was created by Guido Van Rossum when he was working at CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica) which is a National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science in Netherlands. The language was released in I991. Python got its name from a BBC comedy series from seventies- “Monty Python‟s Flying Circus”. Python can be used to follow both Procedural approach and Object Oriented approach of programming. It is free to use.