Home » Shakuntala Devi

Shakuntala Devi

Name: Shakuntala Devi

Date of Birth : 4th November 1929

Birth Place: Bangaluru, India

Date of Death: 21st April 2013

Death place: Bangaluru, Karnataka, India.

Nationality : Indian

Famous us: Human Computer.

Occupation: Social Worker.

Sun Sign: Scorpio

Religion: Hinduism

Spouse/Partner: Paritosh Bannerji

children: Anupama Banerji


  • In 1969 she was awarded the title of the ‘Most Distinguished Woman of the Year’ by the University of Philippines.
  • She received the ‘Ramanujan Mathematical Genius’ Award in Washington D.C in 1988.
  • 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.


Leave a Reply