Bletchley Park
Bletchley Park, in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, was the central site of the United Kingdom's Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS), which during the Second World War regularly penetrated th...
Enigma machine
An Enigma machine was any of several electro-mechanical rotor cipher machines used in the twentieth century for enciphering and deciphering secret messages. Enigma was invented by the German engineer ...
Daniel Jones (composer)
Daniel Jenkyn Jones OBE (7 December 1912 – 23 April 1993) was a composer of classical music, who worked in Britain. He used both serial and tonal techniques. He is best known for his quartets a...
William Bundy
William Putnam "Bill" Bundy (September 24, 1917 – October 6, 2000) was an attorney and intelligence expert, an analyst with the CIA. He was notable as a foreign affairs advisor to both presidents John...
Diana Elles, Baroness Elles
Diana Louie Elles, Baroness Elles (19 July 1921 – 17 October 2009) was a barrister and United Nations representative from the United Kingdom. She was a delegate to the European Parliament for over a d...
Ultra
Ultra was the designation adopted by British military intelligence in June 1941 for wartime signals intelligence obtained by breaking high-level encrypted enemy radio and teleprinter communications at...
A. O. L. Atkin
Arthur Oliver Lonsdale Atkin (July 31, 1925 – December 28, 2008), who published under the name A. O. L. Atkin, was a British mathematician.As an undergraduate during World War II, Atkin worked at Blet...
Harry Golombek
Harry Golombek OBE (1 March 1911 – 7 January 1995), was a British chess International Master and honorary grandmaster, chess arbiter, and chess author. He was three times British chess champion, in 19...
Josh Cooper (cryptographer)
Joshua Edward Synge (Josh) Cooper CB, CMG (3 April 1901 in Fulham, London – 24 June 1981 in Buckinghamshire) was an English cryptographer. He joined the Government Code and Cipher School as a Junior ...
Margaret Rock
Margaret Rock (1903 – 1983) was an English cryptoanalyst who worked as a code-breaker at Bletchley Park during World War II. Her work during the war was classified by the Official Secrets Act 1939 so...
Hut 11
Bletchley Park, in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, was the central site of the United Kingdom's Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS), which during the Second World War regularly penetrated th...
Joy Tamblin
Air Commodore Pamela Joy Tamblin, CB (11 January 1926 - 2015), known as Joy Tamblin, was a senior officer of the Women's Royal Air Force. She served as Director of the WRAF from 1976-80.
During Wo...
Edward H. Simpson
Edward Hugh Simpson CB (born 10 December 1922) is a British statistician best known for describing Simpson's paradoxalong with Udny Yule.Edward Simpson was introduced to the thinking of mathematical s...
Rosalind Hudson
Rosalind Audrey Clare Hudson (née Latham 31 July 1926 – 7 July 2013) was a British codebreaker and architectural model maker.Hudson dropped out of the Liverpool School of Art to join the Women's Royal...
Stephen Gray (musical administrator)
Philip Stephen Gray OBE (11 March 1923 – 30 November 2012) was an English musical administrator, who managed the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for 23 years.
In 1950, together with Da...