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About Shakuntala Devi


Shakuntala Devi (Kannada: ಶಕುಂತಲಾ ದೇವಿ) is a calculating prodigy who was born on November 4, 1939[1] in Bangalore, India. Her father worked in a \"Brahmin circus\" as a trapeze and tightrope performer, and later as a lion tamer and a human cannonball.[2] Her calculating gifts first demonstrated themselves while she was doing card tricks with her father when she was three. They report she \"beat\" them by memorization of cards rather than by sleight of hand. By age six she demonstrated her calculation and memorization abilities at the University of Mysore.[3] At the age of eight she had success at Annamalai University by doing the same. Unlike many other calculating prodigies, for example Truman Henry Safford, her abilities did not wane in adulthood. In 1977 she extracted the 23rd root of a 201-digit number mentally. On June 18, 1980 she demonstrated the

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