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Shakuntala Devi

Born: 1929-11-04 - Died: 2013-04-21
Cause of Death:
Cardiac and respiratory problems


Death Summary: She died in a Bangalore hospital after being admitted for cardiac and respiratory problems.

Who was Shakuntala Devi : Shakuntala Devi, 83, was an Indian mathematician known as the "human computer." The human computer moniker wasn't just for show as Devi was known for being able to solve complex mathematical problems faster than computers could. After discovering her penchant for math at a young age, Devi toured India, and soon the world, solving complex problems at universities and public events. Aside from being a mentat, Devi was also an astrologer, cookbook author and novelist.
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