Candrashekhar Venkata Raman (well known as CV Raman) was born on November 7th
1888 in the small village of Thiruvanaikkava near Trichinopoly, Madras
Presidency (now Tiruchirapalli, state of Tamil Nadu, India) in Southern India,
the son of Chandrashekara Aiyar, who became the Professor of Mathematics and Physics
at the Mrs. A.V.N.College in Vishakapatnam when his son was three years old,
and Parvati Ammal, who belonged to a family famous for Sanskrit Sch...