Shakuntala Devi

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Shakuntala Devi

Shakuntala Devi was a Indian writer has been called a Human Computer because she can solve difficult maths problems, all in her head.
Jan 14, 2010, 1:39 pm ISTIndiansSarita Pant
Shakuntala Devi
  Shakuntala Devi

Shakuntala Devi was a Indian writer  has been called a "Human Computer " because she can solve difficult maths problems, all in her head.

She was born 4th November 1929 in Bengalore and Died 21 April 2013 she completed her education from Mysore. Devi was Married to Paritosh Bannerji in 1979. Devi was a India writer and mental calculator.

Shakuntala Devi Awards & Achievements
Shakuntala Devi won the 'Distinguished Woman of the Year Award' in 1969, from the University of Philippines along with a gold medal.

In 1988, she was honored with the 'Ramanujan Mathematical Genius Award' in Washington D.C., conferred to her by the-then Indian Ambassador to US.

Her name was listed in the '1995 Guinness Book of World Records' edition for her outstanding mathematical feat where she beat the world's fastest computer at multiplying two thirteen digit numbers.

A month before her death, she was honored with the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' in Mumbai, in 2013.

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