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Varahamihira

505 - 587

Varāhamihira (Devanagari: वराहमिहिर) (505–587), also called Varaha or Mihira, was an Indian astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer who lived in Ujjain. He is considered to be one of the nine jewels (Navaratnas) of the court of legendary king Vikramaditya (thought to be the Gupta emperor Chandragupta II Vikramaditya).

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March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
January 27, 2011 Edited by marycee added short bio and Wikipedia link
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