Alan Turing

by jimmy mitchell

All about Alan Turing

He was born on June 23, 1912 in London. He was a 24 year old mathematics student when he invented the modern computer. He was also recruited in ww2 to crack German Nazi codes. Next , he opened the door for robots to do many special things such : doing life saving operations and building cars. In 1952, Turing was arrested and tried for homosexuality (which was illegal back then) . Back then homosexuals were security risk as they were open to blackmail. Turing's security clearance was withdrawn, meaning he could no longer work for GCHQ, the post-war successor to Bletchley Park. He sadly commited suiceied on june 7 1952.

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