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Transcript of SHAKUNTALA DEVI.
Shakuntala Devi (November 4, 1929 – April 21, 2013) was an Indian writer and mental calculator, popularly known as the "human computer". A child prodigy, her talents eventually earned her a place in the 1982 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records. As a writer, Devi wrote a number of books, including novels and non-fiction texts about mathematics, puzzles, and astrology.
Death and legacy
In April 2013, Devi was admitted to
a hospital in Bangalore with
respiratory problems. Over the
following two weeks she suffered from
complications of the heart and kidneys.
She died in the hospital on April 21,
2013.She was 83
years old.She is survived by her
daughter, Anupama Banerji.
On November 4, 2013, Devi was
a Google Doodle for what would
have been her 84th birthday.