Srinavasa Iyengar Ramanujan, popularly known as S. Ramanujan, was amongst the most renowned and respected mathematicians in India. He is credited with making several numerous significant contributions to various fields of mathematics. This great mathematician was a self-taught learner and had no formal education in pure mathematics. He was born in a small town of Tamil Nadu. He struggled with poverty during his childhood days. However he was talented in mathematics. He had made astonishing contributions to number theory, continued fractions, mathematical analysis and infinite series. Ramanujan is generally considered as one of the soaring geniuses in mathematics.
Early Life of S. Ramanujan
Srinavasa Iyengar Ramanujan was born on 22nd of December, 1887 in Erode, Tamil Nadu. Ramanujan failed to complete his formal studies after Matriculation, due to his lack of attendance to the subjects other than mathematics. He failed twice in the Fine Arts degree exam. Once his formal education w