Posthumous pardon to Gay Father of Computer
Alan Mathison Turing (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954), had been given posthumous Royal Prerogative of Mercy by Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday following a request from Justice Secretary Chris Grayling. Royal prerogative of mercy is given by British monarch to convicted persons also known as a royal pardon.
Dr. Turing, helped to break German Enigma code in World War II provided strategic victory to the Allied forces; which also shortened the war and thus saving many more lives.
Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. His memorial statue plaque in
describes his as Father of computer science, Mathematician, Logician, Wartime Codebreaker
and victim of prejudice. In 1950, Turing had developed Turing Test to determine
whether the computer had attained artificial intelligence. Manchester