Python is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language. Created by Guido van Rossum and first released in 1991 and it is currently widly used. Python is dynamically typed and garbage-collected. It supports multiple programming paradigms, including structured (particularly, procedural), object-oriented, and functional programming.
There are two main versions in used: Python 2 (last is version 2.7 which reached end-of-live in January 2020 ) and Python 3 (currently at version 3.8).