Difference between revisions of "Laszlo Hanyecz"

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[[File:laszlospizza.jpg|thumb|left|The pizzas bought by laszlo]]On May 17, 2010, laszlo posted a request to buy pizza with bitcoin. It was on May 22 that he reported successfully trading 10,000 BTC for two pizzas, with '''jercos''' ordering the pizza and receiving the coins. The bitcoins were quoted at $41 at the time of the offer.
 
[[File:laszlospizza.jpg|thumb|left|The pizzas bought by laszlo]]On May 17, 2010, laszlo posted a request to buy pizza with bitcoin. It was on May 22 that he reported successfully trading 10,000 BTC for two pizzas, with '''jercos''' ordering the pizza and receiving the coins. The bitcoins were quoted at $41 at the time of the offer.
 
===Pizza Index===
 
===Pizza Index===
The Pizza Index is the value of the bitcoins spent on the pizzas, were they to be sold rather than spent on pizza. It started at $41 when the transaction actually occurred, and rose significantly since then, topping at $12.4 million in november 2013.
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The Pizza Index is the value of the bitcoins spent on the pizzas, were they to be sold rather than spent on pizza. It started at $41 when the transaction actually occurred, and rose significantly since then, topping at $15.5 million in April 2017.
 
===Bitcoin Pizza Day===
 
===Bitcoin Pizza Day===
 
To commemorate the transaction, May 22 is dubbed '''Bitcoin Pizza Day'''. Pizza providers worldwide offer discounts to bitcoin users to commemorate laszlo's purchase.
 
To commemorate the transaction, May 22 is dubbed '''Bitcoin Pizza Day'''. Pizza providers worldwide offer discounts to bitcoin users to commemorate laszlo's purchase.
 
[[Category:2010 events]]
 
[[Category:2010 events]]
 
[[Category:Notable transactions]]
 
[[Category:Notable transactions]]

Latest revision as of 11:34, 7 May 2017

Laszlo Hanyecz
Names/Aliaseslaszlo, laszloh
Active2010-2011, 2014
Known forFirst buyer of a good
 BitcoinTalk 

Laszlo Hanyecz (laszlo) made the first documented purchase of a good with bitcoin when he bought two Domino's pizzas from jercos for 10,000 BTC. laszlo had made contributions to Bitcoin's source code in the past.

Pizza

The pizzas bought by laszlo
On May 17, 2010, laszlo posted a request to buy pizza with bitcoin. It was on May 22 that he reported successfully trading 10,000 BTC for two pizzas, with jercos ordering the pizza and receiving the coins. The bitcoins were quoted at $41 at the time of the offer.

Pizza Index

The Pizza Index is the value of the bitcoins spent on the pizzas, were they to be sold rather than spent on pizza. It started at $41 when the transaction actually occurred, and rose significantly since then, topping at $15.5 million in April 2017.

Bitcoin Pizza Day

To commemorate the transaction, May 22 is dubbed Bitcoin Pizza Day. Pizza providers worldwide offer discounts to bitcoin users to commemorate laszlo's purchase.