10 Lines on Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan was a great mathematician, born on 22nd December 1887 in Erode, Madras Presidency, now in Tamilnadu. He is listed in with great modern mathematics geniuses. He was not trained in Mathematics by any teacher. His contributions in the field of mathematical analysis and number theory are of great value in modern mathematical theories.
He invented many principles in the field of mathematics by his God gifted talent and endurance and enhanced his nation's dignity by his theories in Mathematics.

Ten Lines on Srinivasa Ramanujan

Set 1

1) Srinivasa Ramanujan, born on 22nd December 1887, was a great Indian Mathematician and thinker of his time.

2) Although he hadn't had any formal guidance in Maths yet his contribution to the analysis of mathematical problems and facts, and Number theories are significant.

3) He had eccentric talent on mathematical concepts and theories from his childhood and compiled over 3,884 mathematical theorems.

4) He had formulated several formal and untraditional results by his instinctive knowledge and distinctive talent that are being researched to date.

5) Motivated by his formulated theories in the area of Maths, the Ramanujan journal was formed and his formulae are applied in crystal science.

6) He couldn’t complete his higher education; because of his dislike for subjects other than mathematics.

7) First, he refused the invitation of prof. Hardy for his personal reasons and due to lack of money, but after a long communication and financial help by Professor Hardy, he made his way to Cambridge.

8) His attributed theorem of Theta is being followed by modern-day mathematicians and they have huge respect and honor for him.

9) He won many awards of Fellowship and the Research Fellowships, and several other awards, awarded by the Royal Society.

10) He couldn't adapt to the weather of England and effected with T.B and returned to India and died on 26th April 1920 at the age of 32.


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Set 2

1) Srinivasa Ramanujan was a revered Mathematician, born on 22nd December 1887 in south India.

2) He had an instinctive knowledge of Mathematics and formulated moreover 3,884 theorems in the field of Mathematics.

3) His research on the area of maths is accepted and appreciated by the whole world.

4) His school’s headmaster had said that he was so talented that he should be given scores more than the maximum in mathematics.

5) He had been invited by a famous Mathematician of his time, Professor G.H.Hardy, to visit England for his further studies and research work at Cambridge University.

6) He accepted his call and became the second Indian as a member of the Royal Society.

7) In the company of Professor Hardy, he had done remarkable works in the field of Mathematics.

8) Still, many research works are going on in the present time on his several types of research on his stipulated theories in the area of mathematics too.

9) He was honored by several awards of Fellowship and the Research Fellowships, and several other awards by the Royal Society of London.

10) Due to his poor health, he returned to India and on 26th April 1920, died at the age of 32, affected by amoebic dysentery and T.B.


During his studies, Ramanujan was motivated by studying mathematics. He could not focus on any other subject and failed in all of them in school examinations. Later, without having any degree, he left the college and continued to pursue independent research in the field of mathematics.

His unconditional love for mathematics was tending him to create new ideas for the subject, but to support his livelihood he had to work as a clerk in the Accountant-General's office at the Madras Port Trust Office. Some of his known works, produced by this great mind, are Landau-Ramanujan constant, mock theta functions, Ramanujan theta function, Ramanujan's sum, Rogers-Ramanujan identities and Ramanujan's master theorem, and many others.