# What was the IQ of Alan Turing?

### What was the IQ of Alan Turing?

Turing reportedly had an IQ of **185** but he was a typical 17-year-old. Turing's report card from Sherborne School in Dorset, England notes his weakness in English and French studies. While his mathematics 'shows distinct promise' it was undermined by untidy work, and his essays were deemed grandiose beyond his abilities.

### Who poisoned Alan Turing?

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Turing c. 1928 at age 16 | |

Born | Alan Mathison Turing Maida Vale, London, England |

Died | (aged 41) Wilmslow, Cheshire, England |

Cause of death | Suicide (disputed) by cyanide poisoning |

### What did Alan Turing invent?

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It was in the course of his work on the Entscheidungsproblem that Turing invented **the universal Turing machine**, an abstract computing machine that encapsulates the fundamental logical principles of the digital computer.

### Was Alan Turing a genius?

Turing was **a brilliant mathematician**, before he'd even earned a Master's Degree he wrote probably the second-most-important academic paper of the 20th century – second only to Albert Einstein's paper on General Relativity.

### Did Alan Turing have breasts?

He refused to let a punishment of chemical castration stop him from working. The punishment for homosexuality was chemical castration, a series of hormone injections that left Turing impotent. It also **caused gynecomastia**, giving him breasts.

### Who really broke the Enigma code?

Bletchley Park is to celebrate the work of three Polish mathematicians who cracked the German Enigma code in World War II. **Marian Rejewski, Henryk Zygalski and Jerzy Różycki** will be remembered in a talk on Sunday at the park's annual Polish Day.

### Is Apple logo based on Turing?

The logo on the back of your iPhone or Mac is **a tribute to Alan Turing**, the man who laid the foundations for the modern-day computer, pioneered research into artificial intelligence and unlocked German wartime codes. His death, a decade after the end of the war, provides the link with Apple.