C. S. Seshadri

Indian mathematician
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Conjeevaram Srirangachari Seshadri FRS (29 February 1932[1] – 17 July 2020) was an Indian mathematician. He was the founder and Director-Emeritus of the Chennai Mathematical Institute.[2] He was known for his work in algebraic geometry. The Seshadri constant is named after him. He was a recipient of the Padma Bhushan in 2009,[3] the third highest civilian honor in the country.[4]

Seshadri died on 17 July 2020, aged 88.[5]


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  3. Padma Bushan, 2009
  4. "Prof. C S Seshadri to be conferred prestigious Rathindra Puraskar from Visva Bharrati". BUSINESSWIRE INDIA. 24 November 2008.
  5. C.S. Seshadri, a leader in algebraic geometry