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Anna Mani

Last Updated: 24 Aug, 2022 | Views: 168

Age: 82

Profession: Scientist

Other Profession(s): Physicist

Higher Education: B.Sc Hons in Physics & Chemistry

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
23 Aug, 1918
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Died on
16 Aug, 2001
Cause of Death

About Anna Mani

About (Profile/Biography)

Anna Mani was born on 23 August 1918 in Peermade, Kerala, to a Syrian Christian family. An Indian physicist and meteorologist, she contributed to the field of physics and meteorology. Her last position was as the Deputy Director General of the Indian Meteorological Department, followed by a visit as a visiting professor at Raman Research Institute. She researched solar radiation, ozone, and wind energy and published several papers in the field of meteorological instrumentation. She never got married. She loved trekking and bird watching, and she was passionate about nature. She was a member of several scholarly academies, including the Indian National Science Academy, the American Meteorological Society, and the International Solar Energy Society.


In 1939: She acquired a B.Sc Honors degree from the Pachaiyappas College in Chennai (then Madras), specializing in physics and chemistry.

In 1940: Anna Mani was awarded a scholarship to study at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

In 1945, she studied physics at Imperial College, London, but specialized in meteorological instruments.

In 1948: Her meteorological instrumentation research was published after returning to India.

In 1957 and 1958: She established a network of solar radiation measurement stations.

In 1975: Anna Mani worked as a consultant for the World Meteorological Organization in Egypt.

In 1976: Anna Mani retired from the Indian Meteorological Department as deputy director general.


On her 100th birthday, the World Meteorological Organization published her biography and an interview with her.

As part of her 104th birthday celebration, Google honored Mani with a Google Doodle.

Unknown facts:

Anna Mani died on 16 August 2001 in Thiruvananthapuram, a week before her 83rd birthday.

Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 161 cm
In Meters 1.61 m
In Feet & Inches 5'3"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 50 kg
In Pounds 110 Ibs
Eye Color
Hair Color
Salt & Pepper

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