R. P. Paranjpe

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Sir Raghunath Purushottam Paranjpye (or Paranjpe) (16 February 1876 – 6 May 1966) was the first Indian to achieve the coveted title of Senior Wrangler at the University of Cambridge, and became a university administrator and Indian ambassador.

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R. P. Paranjpe was born at Murdi near Dapoli in the coastal Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. He was educated at Maratha High, Bombay, Fergusson College, Pune and Bombay University before entering St John's College, Cambridge in 1896. He graduated B.A. as senior wrangler in 1899. One of the earliest Indian documentary film makers, H. S. Bhatavdekar, made silent documentary films, Return of Wrangler Paranjpye (1902) and Delhi Durbar of Lord Curzon (1903), featuring R. P.Filming the Gods: Religion and Indian Cinema, Rachel Dwyer, Routledge, 2006. pp 14, ISBN 0-415-31425-9.

In 1907, R. P. became the first librarian of the Indian Mathematical Society at Fergusson College. Subsequently, he...
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