Gaṇitānanda pp 459-465 | Cite as

Bibhutibhusan Datta (1888–1958): Historian of Indian Mathematics

  • K. RamasubramanianEmail author


Born to a poor Bengali family, Bibhutibhusan Datta (1888–1958) was indifferent to worldly pleasures and gains. He never married. His doctoral thesis was on hydrodynamics, but he is best known for his work on the history of mathematics.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cell for Indian Science and Technology in Sanskrit, Department of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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