Alan Turing

Computer Scientist Alan Turing Full Name: Alan Turing [Alan Mathison Turing]
Nationality:

United Kingdom
British

Profession: Computer Scientist

Born: June 23, 1912
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: June 7, 1954 (aged 41)
Cause of Death: Suicide via cyanide poisoning

Historical Events in the Life of Alan Turing

  • 1936-05-28 Alan Turing submits "On Computable Numbers" for publication, in which he set out the theoretical basis for modern computers.
  • 1941-05-09 British intelligence at Bletchley Park breaks German spy codes after capturing Enigma machines aboard the weather ship Muenchen

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