Peter Calvocoressi
Peter John Ambrose Calvocoressi (17 November 1912 – 5 February 2010) was a British lawyer, historian, and publisher. He served as an intelligence officer at Bletchley Park during World War II.
Computing Machinery and Intelligence
"Computing Machinery and Intelligence", written by Alan Turing and published in 1950 in Mind, is a seminal paper on the topic of artificial intelligence in which the concept of what is now known as th...
Eric Malcolm Jones
Sir Eric Malcolm Jones KCMG CB CBE (27 April 1907 – 24 December 1986) is a former director of the British signals intelligence agency, GCHQ, a post he held from 1952 to 1960.
Born in Buxton in Der...
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...
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...
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...
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...
D. R. Shackleton Bailey
David Roy Shackleton Bailey FBA (10 December 1917 – 28 November 2005) was a British scholar of Latin literature (particularly in the field of textual criticism) who spent his academic life teaching at...
Joan Clarke
Joan Elisabeth Lowther Murray (née Clarke; 24 June 1917 – 4 September 1996) was an English cryptanalyst and numismatist best known for her work as a code-breaker at Bletchley Park during World War II...
Turing machine
A Turing machine is a hypothetical device that manipulates symbols on a strip of tape according to a table of rules. Despite its simplicity, a Turing machine can be adapted to simulate the logic of an...
John H. Plumb
Sir John (Jack) Harold Plumb, FBA (20 August 1911 – 21 October 2001) was a British historian, known for his books on British 18th century history. He wrote over thirty books.
Plumb was born in Lei...
Herbert Marchant
Sir Herbert Stanley Marchant (18 May 1906 – 8 August 1990) was a schoolmaster, at Bletchley Park the codebreaking centre in World War II, and then a diplomat. He was ambassado to Cuba (1960–63) and Tu...
Howard Smith (diplomat)
Sir Howard Frank Trayton Smith, GCMG (15 October 1919 – 7 May 1996) was a British diplomat.
Educated at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Smith worked at Bletchley Park during World War II a...