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Strachey, Christopher (1916-1975), computer scientist

Martin Campbell-Kelly

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Strachey, Christopher (1916-1975), computer scientist, was born on 16 November 1916 at Hampstead, London, the only son and the youngest of the three children of Oliver Strachey (1874-1960), cryptographer, of London, and his second wife, Rachel (Ray) Conn Strachey (1887-1940), a suffragist and the daughter of Frank Costelloe and Mary ...

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