The mathematical portrait of Alan Turing is included in the new UK 50 important banknote that will be available two years later.
Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, announced the decision taken on Monday at the Museum of Industrial and Historical History in Manchester as a result of extensive public consultation. According to the head of the British central bank, Turing was a war hero whose activities have a huge impact on the lives of today’s generations.
Alan Turing, who is honored as a founder of modern computing and artificial intelligence in the science of post-science science, is the second most popular in the world. During World War II, he stood at the head of a group that broke the Enigma code, which was believed to be undecided by German command, at Bletchley Park, a British military intelligence code-making center. This code was also used to communicate with German submarines hunted to convoy convoys in the North Atlantic waters, causing severe losses in the first phase of the war. Breaking the code, according to some historians, has shortened the war years.
In spite of this extraordinary achievement, Turing was convicted of homosexuality in 1952 under the charge of “serious public misconduct”. The judgment said that Turing would either go to prison or be subjected to “voluntary” chemical castration. Turing finally chose this treatment, but just two years later, in 1954, he died a few days before his 42nd birthday. Alan Turingo II. Queen Elizabeth at the initiative of the British government in 2008 received grace.
Participants in the social consultation initiated by the Bank of England could nominate scientific celebrities who were real people but no longer live. During the six weeks of consultation, the central bank received 227,000 proposals to 989 former scientists.
The 50 is the UK’s highest denomination banknote, but it is rarely encountered in everyday banknotes, with the bulk of cash payments being made with 5, 10, and 20 bankers.
The Bank of England has been launching a full-scale refinancing of British cash for three years now and the new five- and ten-core banknotes are already in circulation.
The portrait of the late five British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, the new ten-year-old English writer Jane Austen, who is still extremely popular worldwide, died in 1817, is on the five.
The new 20-core polymer-based material will also be available for the future, J. M. W. Turner XVIII-XIX. century self-portrait of an English painter.