How old is Bitcoin?

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In 2008 the first whitepaper describing Bitcoin was published, with the protocol going live in 2009.

In May 2010, Laszlo Hanyecz was the first person to complete a Bitcoin transaction. He purchased two pizzas for 10,000 BTC, an investment that would be worth approximately US$542,874,000 today. This momentous occasion is known as Bitcoin Pizza Day, celebrated annually by Bitcoin enthusiasts.