S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan

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Sathamangalam Ranga Iyengar Srinivasa Varadhan FRS (born 2 January 1940) is an Indian American mathematician who is known for his fundamental contributions to probability theory and in particular for creating a unified theory of large deviations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan has received more than 265,846 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan is the 749th most popular mathematician (down from 689th in 2019), the 600th most popular biography from India (down from 472nd in 2019) and the 11th most popular Indian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan ranks 749 out of 828Before him are Henri Padé, Giuseppe Veronese, I. J. Good, George Salmon, Hans Lewy, and Richard Garfield. After him are Mark Kac, Marshall Harvey Stone, Luis Caffarelli, Øystein Ore, Hassler Whitney, and Garrett Birkhoff.

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Among people born in 1940, S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan ranks 411Before him are Apolo Nsibambi, Georges Carnus, Mariette Hartley, Gary Kurtz, K. J. Yesudas, and John Esposito. After him are Rinnat Safin, Edmund White, Daniel J. Travanti, Jean-Claude Piumi, Carol Heiss, and Manfred Manglitz.

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In India

Among people born in India, S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan ranks 600 out of 1,227Before him are Saroj Khan (1948), Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904), C. N. R. Rao (1934), R. D. Burman (1939), P. T. Usha (1964), and C. R. Rao (1920). After him are Hansa Jivraj Mehta (1897), V. K. Krishna Menon (1896), Ilaiyaraaja (1943), Priya Anjali Rai (1977), Rakhee Gulzar (1947), and Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947).


Among mathematicians born in India, S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan ranks 11Before him are S. R. Ranganathan (1892), Madhava of Sangamagrama (1350), Jai Singh II (1688), Bhāskara I (600), Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), and D. R. Kaprekar (1905). After him are J. H. C. Whitehead (1904), Harish-Chandra (1923), and Akshay Venkatesh (1981).