Profession: Wikileaks founder
Why Famous: He came to international attention as editor-in-chief of the whistle-blowing Web site, Wikileaks.
- 2006-10-04 WikiLeaks is launched, created by internet activist Julian Assange
- 2012-08-16 Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange is granted political asylum by Ecuador
- 2012-09-17 Swedish forensic scientists find no conclusive evidence of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's DNA in a torn condom
- 2015-08-13 Swedish Prosecutors announce they are dropping allegations against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of sexual molestation and coercion