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Markus Persson

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I play more than I write it, because I want to make sure the things you can do in the game can be fun.[1]
~ Notch on the coding of Minecraft.

Markus Alexej "Notch" Persson is a Swedish video game programmer best known as the creator of Minecraft and the owner of Mojang AB.

Markus "Notch" Alexej Persson
Born June 1, 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish

Markus Persson



Games and other work

Notch has released almost all of his work.

His newer games developed with Mojang include Scrolls and Cobalt


  • When killed in-game, he drops an apple. He is the only player in the whole of Minecraft who does this (unless a player is killed while carrying apples).
  • On September 15th Notch declared that he'll leave Mojang[2].


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