Alan Turing to be the New Face of £50 Note

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July 16, 2019
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Following CMS Analytics support in the campaign to get Alan Turing on the £10 note, the pioneer of computer science and artificial intelligence has now been revealed as the new face of the £50 note.

The mathematician was selected from a shortlist of 12 options, and the new note is expected to enter circulation by the end of 2021. Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney made the announcement at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester and stated:

"Alan Turing was an outstanding mathematician whose work has had an enormous impact on how we live today.

"As the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, as well as war hero, Alan Turing's contributions were far-ranging and path-breaking.

Alan Turing is now the new face of the £50 note for his significant contributions after being prosecuted during his life.

"Turing is a giant on whose shoulders so many now stand."

A quote from Alan Turing will also be featured on the £50 note which reads: "This is only a foretaste of what is to come, and only the shadow of what is going to be."

Read more at Sky News.

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