Inspiring Purpose

Alan Turing

Alan Turing was a pioneering scientist and mathematician. He is most famous for his pivotal role in the breaking of the German ciphers during the Second World War which his creation of his Enigma machine. Turing died of a cyanide poisoning, a suspected suicide, two years after he was prosecuted for homosexual acts in 1952. He has since been issued an official public apology by Prime Minister Gordon Brown in 2009 and Queen Elisabeth II has granted him a posthumous pardon.

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