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Authorised form of nameRamanujan; Srinivasa Aaiyangar (1887 - 1920)
Dates1887 - 1920
NationalityIndian
Place of birthErode, near Kumbakonam, Tanjore district, Madras province, India
Date of birth22 December 1887
Place of deathChetput, near Madras, India
Date of death26/04/1920
Research fieldMathematics
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/05/1918
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1921 vol 99 pp xiii-xxix signed by Godfrey Harold Hardy
References:
S. Chandrasekhar, 'On Ramanujan's Bust' in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 153-157, plate
D A B Young, 'Ramanujan's Illness' in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 107-119, plate
I J Zucker, 'India's Mathematical Prodigy', review of Robert Kanigel, The Man Who Knew Infinity. A Life of the Genius Ramanujan in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 325-326
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/27132864
Royal Society codeNA6640
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1918/18Ramanujan, Srinivasa Aaiyangar: certificate of election to the Royal Society
S/0031Sculpture bust of Ramanujan, Srinivasa Aaiyangar1983
NLB/57/674Copy letter from TE James, Clerk of the Royal Society; to GH [Godfrey Harold] Hardy Esq, FRS10 January 1920
NLB/61/257Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Godfrey Harold] Hardy, FRS8 June 1921
NLB/55/521Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Godfrey Harold] Hardy, Esq., FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge14 May 1918
IM/003727Ramanujan, Srinivasa Aaiyangarnd
IM/003726Ramanujan, Srinivasa Aaiyangarnd
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