Comparing dates is quite easy in Python. Dates can be easily compared using comparison operators (like <, >, <=, >=, != etc.). Let’s see how to compare dates with the help of
datetime module using Python.
Code #1 : Basic
d1 is greater than d2 : False d1 is less than d2 : True d1 is not equal to d2 : True
Code #2 : Sorting dates
One of the best ways to sort a group of dates is to store them into a list and apply
sort() method. This will sort all the dates which are available in the list. One can store the date class objects into the list using
2011-04-07 2011-05-02 2015-06-29 2018-05-24
Code #3 : Comparing Dates
date class objects, just like comparing two numbers.
Enter first person's date(DD/MM/YYYY) : 12/05/2017 Enter second person's date(DD/MM/YYYY) : 10/11/2015 The second person is older
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