C.V. Raman Rank
About C.V. RamanC.V. Raman was a renowned Indian physicist, widely recognized for his work in the aspect of light scattering. Before becoming a popular figure in physics, he worked in his country’s finance department as an accountant. He then moved to become a professor at the University of Calcutta. In 1926, he established the Indian Journal of Physics and was soon made the editor.
He was born as Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman to Parvathi Ammal and Chandrasekhara Ramanathan Iyer. He grew up together with seven siblings.
He was married to a lady known as Lokasundari Ammal. He left behind two children namely Venkatraman Radhakrishnan, a radio-astronomer, and Chandrasekhar Raman.
In 1930, he received a Noble Prize for his immense contribution to physics, and also earned his knighthood that same year.
He was also a recipient of the Bharat Ratna in 1954.
He slashed his Bharat Ratna medal to register his displeasure about some policies of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's.
C.V. Raman Rank
C.V. Raman's Popularity
C.V. Raman was a famous Indian physicist, who was born on November 7, 1888. As a person born on this date, C.V. Raman is listed in our database as the 76th most popular celebrity for the day (November 7) and the 27th most popular for the year (1888).
People born on November 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. C.V. Raman is the 2165th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to C.V. Raman's birthday, C.V. Raman is the 438th most famous Indian.
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