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Alan Turing

Queen pardons famed code breaker, ‘convicted homosexual’ Alan Turing

Monday, December 23, 2013
LONDON -- Nearly 60 years after his death, Queen Elizabeth II has formally pardon famed British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing. [ Read more → ]
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UK to finally pardon famed code breaker, ‘convicted homosexual’ Alan Turing

Monday, July 22, 2013
Nearly 60 years after his death, officials in the United Kingdom plan to formally pardon famed British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing who was chemically castrated after being convicted in 1952 of the crime of homosexuality. [ Read more → ]
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Famed gay computer scientist Alan Turing honored with Monopoly edition

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
BLETCHLEY PARK, U.K. -- Alan Turing, a mathematician and World War II codebreaker widely considered to be the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, and who committed suicide in 1954 after being sentenced to chemical castration for being gay, has been honored with his own edition of the popular board game Monopoly. [ Read more → ]
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Remembering Alan Turing, prolific computer scientist, ‘convicted homosexual’

Saturday, June 23, 2012
Today marks what would have been the 100th birthday of Alan Turing, a brilliant British mathematician and computer scientist who was highly influential in the creating what would become the modern computer, and is most famous for his work on breaking the German Enigma codes during World War II. [ Read more → ]
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