Alan Turing

How he changed the world

What is he famous for?

Alan Turing is famous for being the first person to make a computer and he was well known for being the worlds best code breaker. He managed to work out the germans plan in world war 2 because the germans used a machine called the enigma and they were passing messages and nobody but Alan Turing could tell what they were saying.
Alan Turing - Celebrating the life of a genius

Why He made the first computer?

You may never have heard of him, but it is largely thanks to his genius that you are reading this on your computer. Alan Turing, a pioneering 20th century mathematician, is widely considered to be the father of modern computer science. It was his idea of creating a machine to turn thought processes into numbers which was one of the key turning points in the history of electronic boxes and screens.
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More information about Alan Turing?

Alan Turing was born on 23 June, 1912, in London. His father was in the Indian Civil Service and Turing's parents lived in India until his father's retirement in 1926. Turing and his brother stayed with friends and relatives in England.In 1936,


Turing went to Princeton University in America, returning to England in 1938. He began to work secretly part-time for the British cryptanalytic department, the Government Code and Cypher School. On the outbreak of war he took up full-time work at its headquarters, Bletchley Park. This picture underneath is his university.

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Alan Turing when he died?