Python is the marvelous creature of Guido Van Rossum, a Dutch computer scientist and mathematician who decided to gift the world with a project he was playing around with over Christmas 1989. The language appeared to the public somewhere around 1991, and since then has evolved to be one of the leading programming languages used worldwide today.
It took me about a day to get used to it. Its syntax is a bit different from what I was used to, and in general, I very rarely worked with a language that defines scoping with indentation. But after getting past that initial feeling of discomfort (like having new shoes), I just fell in love with it. Deeply. Let's see why.