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Enigma code breaking genius chosen to be on new £50 English banknotes

Tuesday, July 16th 2019 - 21:42 UTC
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Alan Turing was preferred over Stephen Hawking and Margaret Thatcher to feature on the highest-denomination bills in the country. The Bank of England has selected the face of the computer science genius whose most famous breakthrough proved decisive in the outcome of World War II against Germany to appear in the new £50 note (around 62 US dollars) due to enter circulation by the end of 2021. Read full article

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  • imoyaro

    About time.

    Jul 17th, 2019 - 12:18 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Barron

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a British government propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    Jul 20th, 2019 - 01:08 pm - Link - Report abuse -1

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