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Mathematician and scientist Raj Chandra Bose was born on the 19 th day of June in the year 1901, any message

Asked by Anand Agarwal, 19 Jun '09 12:06 am
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Raj Chandra Bose was born on June 19, 1901, at Hosangabad in Madhya Pradesh and grew up at Rohtak, where his father was doctor. After the demise of his parents the entire burden of bringing up his brother and two sisters, all younger than him, had fallen on his shoulders at the age of 19. He had to take tuitions to earn for the family and he had won scholarships so that he could continue his studies. But finding money now was a problem. He had suspended tuitions to prepare for his examinations.

However, he continued his studies among the hardships and took M.A. in pure mathematics in 1927, but he could not get a job. He was rejected everywhere for being overqualified. He and his family had to live on the money he earned by teaching students. It was difficult, but he continued his research in geometry.

In 1949 he migrated to the USA and joined the University of North Carolina as a Professor of Statistics. It was not money that tempted him to leave his homeland. It was only becau ...more
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 19 Jun '09 02:42 am

 
  
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