Here's a time line of Srinivasa Ramanujan
 1905  Drops out of Kumbakonam college
 1906  Joins Pachaiyappa’s College, Madras, only to leave without completing his studies
 1911  Publishes first paper on Bernoulli Numbers
 1912  Gets a job at the Madras Port Trust Ramanujan is introduced to G.H. Hardy’s tract on ‘Orders of Infinity.’ He provides an answer to one of the problems posed by Hardy
 1913  Ramanujan writes his first letter to Hardy Hardy recognises Ramanujan as ‘a mathemacian of the highest class,’and tries to organise a visit by Ramanujan to England
 1914  E.H. Neville, a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge meets Ramanujan in Madras and convinces him to go to Cambridge Neville writes to University of Madras to support Ramanujan University of Madras offers Ramanujan scholarship On March 17, leaves for England
 1916  Gets B.A. degree by research from Cambridge University
 1917  Periodically hospitalised for treatment
 1918  Becomes Fellow of the Royal Society Elected to Trinity College Fellowship
 1919  Returns to India
 1920  Health deteriorates Dies on April 26, 1920
 1927  Collected papers of Ramanujan, edited by P.V. Seshu Aiyar, G.H. Hardy and B.M. Wilson and published by Cambridge University Press
Srinivasa Ramanujan  

Born  
Died  26 April 1920  (aged 32)
Other names  Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar 
Citizenship  British Raj 
Education 

Known for  
Awards  Fellow of the Royal Society 
Scientific career  
Fields  Mathematics 
Institutions  Trinity College, Cambridge 
Thesis  Highly Composite Numbers (1916) 
Academic advisors  
Influences  G. S. Carr 
Influenced  G. H. Hardy 
Signature  