|Edward Joseph Snowden|
|Known for:||Revealing details of classified United States government surveillance programs|
|Criminal charge||Theft of government property, unauthorized communication of national defense information, and willful communication of classified intelligence to an unauthorized person (June 2013)|
|Born||June 21, 1983|
Edward Joseph Snowden (born June 21, 1983) is a computer professional, former CIA employee, and former government contractor who copied classified information from the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and United Kingdom Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) for public disclosure in 2013.
- Snowden was in the Pentagon when it was struck by American Airlines Fight 77 during the 9/11 attacks that took place on September 11 2001.