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date: 14 October 2019

Hinsley, Sir (Francis) Harrylocked

(1918–1998)
  • Richard Langhorne

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Hinsley, Sir (Francis) Harry (1918–1998), cryptanalyst and historian, was born on 26 November 1918 at 28 Rowland Street, Walsall, the son of Thomas Henry Hinsley, ironworks waggoner, and his wife, Emma, née Adey. He went to the local elementary school and then to ...

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(1920–)