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Alan Turing to be featured on new UK banknote

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British mathematician and codebreaker Alan Turing will be featured on the United Kingdom's new £50 banknote.

Famous for code-breaking during World War II, Turing also is known for creating the Turing Test, a method to determine whether a machine can "think."

Turing killed himself in 1954 after he was chemically castrated for being gay.

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