V Ramaswami Aiyar


Born: 1871 in Coimbatore district, India
Died: 22 January 1936 in Chittoor, India

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V Ramaswami Aiyar's obituary was published in Obituary. Mr V Ramaswami Aiyar, M.A. (1871-1936), Current Science (February 1936), 583.
We give a version of this obituary at THIS LINK. More autobiographical information is given at THIS LINK.

He joined the Edinburgh Mathematical Society in December 1895 when he was a Probationary Deputy Collector in Trichinopoly, India. Nine years later he was Deputy Collector in Arni, India, and after he retired in 1930 he moved to Chittoor, India.

In 1907 he founded the Indian Mathematical Society.

Article by: J J O'Connor and E F Robertson


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  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. Obituary: Current Science
  3. Founding the Indian Mathematical Society

Honours awarded to V Ramaswami Aiyar
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1. Lecturer at the EMS 

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  1. Indian Mathematical Society

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  2. ERAM Jahrbuch entry

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