One person can only answer 1 questions. If questions are not answered in the next 4 hours, I'll post here that answering more than 1 questions is allowed.
Who are they and how are they related to the bitcoin world?
- Laszlo Hanyecz
- Satoshi Nakamoto
- Ross Ulbricht
- James Howells
Laszlo Hanyecz:Developer from Florida who traded 10,000 bitcoins for 2 Papa John's pizzas i n 2010. Those 10,000 BTC would be worth over 20 million today
Satoshi Nakamoto:Name of unknown person or group that invented the design amd concept of bitcoin and blockchain.
Ross Ulbricht:Creator of darknet website the Silk Road which sold guns, drugs, and everything illegal you can think of, and used Bitcoin as its main form of payment.
James Howells:Man from the Uk that threw a hard drive out which contained 7.500 BTC.
2 Satoshi Nakamoto is the name used by the unknown person or persons who designed bitcoin and created its original reference implementation. As a part of the implementation, he also devised the first blockchain database.