# What did Alan Turing invent?

### 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.

### 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.

### Did Alan Turing invent the computer?

Alan Turing was one of the most influential British figures of the 20th century. **In 1936, Turing invented the computer** as part of his attempt to solve a fiendish puzzle known as the Entscheidungsproblem.

### 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 |

### Who really cracked 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?

Basically, the idea is that the logo is **a direct reference to Manchester's very own Alan Turing** and thus to this day his legacy carries on all over the world on millions of iPhones, iPads and other devices beginning with 'i'.

### Was Alan Turing smarter than Einstein?

For example **Alan Turing had IQ** (according to his accomplishments, success, achievements and existence) over 200 points, while Albert Einstein had IQ from 1 points.