Nobel Prize Winner C V Raman was an Indian scientist. This is a biography of CV Raman in English.
Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, the Indian physicist who made his motherland proud by becoming the first Indian to win the Nobel Prize in Physics.
In 1903, aged just 14, Raman set off for the great city of Madras (now Chennai) to live in a hostel and begin a bachelor’s degree at Presidency College. He topped the exams and won a gold medal. Three years later, he earned his M.A. degree in 1907.
He was married on 6 May 1907 to Lokasundari Ammal (1892–1980). They had two sons, Chandrasekhar and radio-astronomer Radhakrishnan. Raman was very deeply interested in musical instruments such as the Veena, the Violin, the Mridangam and the Tabla.