- NAME: Alan Turing
- OCCUPATION: Educator, Mathematician
- BIRTH DATE: June 23, 1912
- DEATH DATE: June 07, 1954
- EDUCATION: King's College (University of Cambridge), Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, St. Michael's School, Princeton University, Sherborne School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: London, United Kingdom
- PLACE OF DEATH: Wilmslow, United Kingdom
- Full Name: Alan Mathison Turing
- AKA: Alan Turing
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Famed mathematician Alan Turing proved in his 1936 paper, "On Computable Numbers," that a universal algorithmic method of determining truth in math cannot exist.
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Following a petition started by John Graham-Cumming, then-Prime Minister Gordon Brown released a statement on September 10, 2009 on behalf of the British government, posthumously apologized to Turing for prosecuting him as a homosexual.
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