Alan Turing to be the face of new £50 note

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In July 15, 2019

Source: Bank of England

15 July 2017 Press Release:

Today, Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, announced that Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 polymer  note.

Making the announcement at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, the Governor also revealed the imagery depicting Alan Turing and his work that will be used for the reverse of the note. The new polymer £50 note is expected to enter circulation by the end of 2021.

Alan Mathison Turing  (1912-1954) was an English mathematician, computer scientist, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher and theoretical biologist.