Python laid its foundation in the late 1980s.
The implementation of Python was started in the December 1989 by Guido Van Rossum at CWI in Netherland.
In February 1991, van Rossum published the code (labeled version 0.9.0) to alt.sources.
In 1994, Python 1.0 was released with new features like: lambda, map, filter, and reduce.
Python 2.0 added new features like: list comprehensions, garbage collection system.
On December 3, 2008, Python 3.0 (also called "Py3K") was released. It was designed to rectify fundamental flaw of the language.
ABC programming language is said to be the predecessor of Python language which was capable of Exception Handling and interfacing with Amoeba Operating System.
Python is influenced by following programming languages: