Julian Assange Biography

Julian Paul Assange is an Australian publisher and journalist. He is known as the editor-in-chief of the website WikiLeaks, which he co-founded in 2006 after an earlier career in hacking and programming. WikiLeaks achieved particular prominence in 2010 when it published U.S. military and diplomatic documents leaked by Chelsea Manning. Assange has been under investigation in the United States since that time. In the same year, the Swedish Director of Public Prosecution opened an investigation into sexual offences that Assange is alleged to have committed. In 2012, facing extradition to Sweden, he was granted political asylum by Ecuador and took refuge at the Embassy of Ecuador in London. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Julian Assange
Nationality:
Australia
Profession:
Journalist, Spokesperson, Programmer, Editor, Hacker, Film Producer, Television producer, Television Director, Screenwriter
Date of Birth:
July 3, 1971 (50)
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
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