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Turing Biographer On The True Story Of Genius's Tragic Death

Young Alan Turing (age 16) - founder of computer science, helped win World War II by decrypting the german coding machine Enigma. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found guilty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to commit suicide.

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David Bowie by Anton Corbijn May you rest in peace David Jones and may your spirit live on forever to inspire others...

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How Freddie Mercury 'came out' in baffling lyrics to Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen frontman Freddie Mercury wrote Bohemian Rhapsody to reveal that he was gay, his biographer Lesley-Ann Jones has claimed

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Celebrity, Sex, Fashion for Women. Without Airbrushing.

From the left: Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders), Deborah Harry (Blondie), Viv Albertine (The Slits), Siouxsie Sioux (Siouxsie & the Banshees), front: Poly Styrene (X-Ray Spex), Pauline Black (The Selector). By Michael Putland for the New Musical News in 1980.

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37 Funny Quotes You're Going To Love

37 Funny Quotes You’re Going To Love

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Jane Asher and the Beatles | by the beatles 1968 biographer hunter davies as the only major beatles ...

Doris Kearns Goodwin is an American biographer, historian, and political commentator. She has authored biographies of several U.S. presidents, including Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream; The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga; No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II ; Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln; and her most recent book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of…

Robert Taussat (1920 - 2016), died at age 96 years: was a French local historian, biographer and… #people #news #funeral #cemetery #death

If you enjoy UK history, I highly recommend this author. Alison Weir has a real gift for bringing important people and events from hundreds of years ago to life. She is extremely thorough in her research and it shows.