Srinivasa Ramanujan was born on 22 December 1887. He died on 26 April 1920 at the age of 32 years. He had no formal training in mathematics yet made an exceptional contribution in the field of mathematics.
Srinivasa Ramanujan made productive contributions to elliptic functions, continued fractions, and infinite series, and the analytical theory of numbers. In 1902, he solved cubic equations and used his own theory to solve quartic.
After contracting tuberculosis, the mathematician recovered but died the following year. The genius mathematician left as his legacy three notebooks and a huge bundle of pages which contained unpublished result which were being verified by mathematicians many years after his death.