Alan Turing

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Alan Turing

Alan Turing was a logician, mathematician and computer scientist. He is well known for his work in computer science. Image source: www.images.express.co.uk 

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Alan Turing

Alan showed tremendous talent in school. At the age of 14, he could solve advanced problems without even studying elementary calculus. Image source: www.google.co.in 

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Alan Turing

In 1936, Alan published a paper in which he came up with the idea of the Universal Turing Machine which was capable of computing anything which was computable. Von Neumann, the American mathematician, also acknowledged that the concept of modern computers was due to this paper. Image source: www.bigquestionsonline.com

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Alan Turing

During World War II, Alan was responsible for breaking the Enigma code used by the Germans. It was estimated that his bombe device shortened the war in Europe by two to four years. Image source: www.breitbart.com

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Alan Turing

In 1999, Time Magazine named Alan Turing as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century. Image source: www.robertsharp.co.uk

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