List of Indian mathematicians

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Most celebrated Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan
Indian mathematician Komaravolu Chandrasekhar in Vienna, 1987

The chronology of Indian mathematicians spans from the Indus Valley Civilization and the Vedas to Modern India.

Indian mathematicians have made a number of contributions to mathematics that have significantly influenced scientists and mathematicians in the modern era. These include place-value arithmetical notations, the use of the ruler, the concept of zero, and, most importantly, the Arabic-Hindu numerals predominantly used today and likely into the future.



Post-Vedic Sanskrit to Pala period mathematicians (5th century BCE to 11th century CE)

Medieval Period (1200–1800)[edit]

Born in 1800s[edit]

Born in 1900s[edit]


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Famous Indian Mathematicians