List of Indian mathematicians


The chronology of Indian mathematicians spans from the Indus Valley Civilization and the Vedas to Modern India.

Indian mathematicians have made a number of contributions to mathematics that have significantly influenced scientists and mathematicians in the modern era. Arabic-Hindu numerals predominantly used today and likely into the future.



Post-Vedic Sanskrit to Pala period mathematicians (2nd century BCE to 11th century CE)

Medieval Period (1200–1800)

Kerala School of Mathematics and Astronomy

Navya-Nyāya(Neo-Logical) School


Born in 19th century

Born in 20th century

Indian mathematician Komaravolu Chandrasekhar in Vienna, 1987

External links

  • Famous Indian Mathematicians