Python existed before Java

Python is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language, object oriented programming language created by Guido van Rossum and first released in 1991. Pythons name is derived from the British comedy group Monty Python, whom Python creator Guido van Rossum enjoyed while developing the language.

Java is general-purpose programming language that is class-based, object oriented (although not a pure object-oriented language, as it contains primitive types), and designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. Java was originally developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems (which has since been acquired by Oracle) and released in 1995 as a core component of Sun Microsystems’ Java platform.