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Alan Turing will be the face of the £50 note – CNN

Alan Turing, a crack code-breaker and visionary mathematician who was convicted under Victorian-era homophobic laws, will be the face of Britain’s new £50 note. Source: Alan Turing will be the face of the £50 note – CNN

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Overlooked No More: Alan Turing, Condemned Code Breaker and Computer Visionary – The New York Times

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Alan Turing named greatest icon of the 20th century by BBC’s Icons · PinkNews

Gay codebreaker and computing hero Alan Turing has been named the greatest icon of the 20th century by the BBC’s Icons series. Source: Alan Turing named greatest icon of the 20th century by BBC’s Icons · PinkNews

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In Memory of Life | Alan Turing – Wikipedia

Source: Alan Turing – Wikipedia Today is the anniversary of Alan Turings death in 1954. If you’ve ever used any type of computer in your life, this is the man to thank and honor. Alan Turing OBE FRS Turing in 1927 Born 23 June 1912 Maida Vale, London, England Died 7 June 1954 (aged 41) Wilmslow, Cheshire, England […]