Computing History

Alan Turing and Tim Berners-Lee

Alan Turing

Alan Mathison Turing was born on the 23rd of June 1912 in London. Alan Turing was a British mathematician, logician and computer scientist. During World War two, Alan Turing worked as a code cracker for the Government and devised many ways to crack the German codes.

During Alan Turing's time it was still illegal to be homosexual. Alan was prosected for his homosexuality in 1952. He died on the 7th of June 1954 of cynide poisoning. It is unsure whether his death was suicidal of accidental.

Tim Berners-Lee