Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
Born: 7 November 1888, Tiruchirappalli, India
Died: 21 November 1970, Bangalore, India
Affiliation at the time of the award: Calcutta University, Calcutta, India
Prize motivation: "for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him"
Field: atomic physics, electromagnetism
Prize share: 1/1