HAMSIHAMSI

The History of Astronomical and Mathematical Sciences in India (HAMSI) Working Group is dedicated to fostering and disseminating research in the history of Indian exact sciences (including astronomy, mathematics, and related subjects), and integrating it into the history of mathematics in general.

Gallery

Biography of Sanskrit scholars.

  • Shankar Balakrishna Dikshit (1853-1898)

  • Sudhakara Dvivedi (1855-1910)

    Source: Sarasvatii Sushamaa, Journal of the Government Sanskrit College, Benares, volume 1 (April 1942)

  • Pandit Bapudeva Sastri (1821-1900)

    Pandit Bapudeva Sastri, Professor of Astronomy, teaching a class at Queen's College, Varanasi (Benares)

    Source: The British Library

  • Henry Thomas Colebrooke (June 15, 1765 – March 10, 1837)

    Anonymous photo of a bust of the Sanskrit scholar Henry Thomas Colebrooke created by Henry Weekes in 1837. The bust was a reproduction of an earlier bust of Colebrooke produced in 1820 by Sir Francis Chantrey. The photo appeared as the frontispiece to Centenary Volume of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland 1823-1923, published in 1923.

    Source: Centenary Volume of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland 1823-1923, Frontispiece

  • Albrecht Friedrich Weber (17 February 1825 – 30 November 1901)

    Source: Orden Pour le Mérite

  • Hermann Georg Jacobi (11 February 1850–19 October 1937)

    Source: HereNow4U

  • Bibhutibhusan Datta (1888–1958)

    Source: International Academy of the History of Science

  • Ketkar (1928)