What makes Larry Page’s early life remarkable?

Larry Page was born on March 26th, 1973 in Michigan to Gloria and Carl Page. His father was a professor in computer science at the Michigan State University, and his mother was an instructor in computer programming at Lyman Briggs College. Quite naturally, their son grew up with a special interest in computer technology in the midst of books and magazines on the subject.

Even during his schooldays, Page had been a gifted student who became the first one to turn in as assignment from a word processor.

After schooling, he attended the University of Michigan for BS in computer engineering, and later, also secured an MS In the same subject from Stanford University. At Stanford, Page met his fellow researcher Sergey Brin, with whom he built a search engine called Back Rub.

In 1998, the duo launched their major project ‘Google’. The years that followed witnessed Google branching out to form new projects, including the social networking site Orkut, Google Desktop Search, Google Maps etc.