Alan Turning

About Alan Turning

Alan Turning was a mathematician and was generally known for his work in computer science. During the late 1940s he worked in the university of Manchester in mathematics and computing. He made the first ever computer.

Quick Facts

Alan Turning was born in London in 1912

Alan Turning has been named one of the 100 most important people of the 20th century. A Manchester road is named for him, as are many colleges, and there is an Alan Turning Version of Monopoly