Python is a High-Level (Human Readable) programming language developed by Guido Van Rossum in the year 1991 at center for Mathematics and Computer Science run under Dutch Government.
Python name come from a TV Show called "Monty Python's Flying Circus".
Python supports Windows, Linux and Mac operating Systems and it is free and open source.
Python can de downloaded from official Website python.org
Features of Python
1) Easy to learn and Simple
3) Interpreted language
4) Free and Open Source
5) Platform Independent
6) Python is Interactive
7) Python is Extensible
8) Python is High-Level
9) Big Library
10) Scripting Language - Does not use a compiler
11) Batteries Included - developed small applications can reuse