WWII Code Breaker Mathematician Alan Turing To Feature On New GBP50 Note

The Bank of England announced on Monday that the mathematician and World War II code breaker Alan Turing will appear on the new GBP 50 polymer note. "Alan Turing was an outstanding mathematician whose work has had an enormous impact on how we live today," Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said, while making the announcement at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester.