R. Nagaswamy

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Ramachandran Nagaswamy (10 August 1930 – 23 January 2022) was an Indian historian, archaeologist and epigraphist. He was known for his work on temple works and art history of Tamil Nadu. He was a Director of the Tamil Nadu Archaeology Department from 1966 until 1988. He was awarded India's third highest civilian award the Padma Bhushan in 2018.[1] Nagaswamy was born in Madras, India.

Nagaswamy died on 23 January 2022 at his home in Chennai, India at the age of 91.[2][3]

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  1. "6 Padma awardees are pride and joy of Tamil Nadu". The Times of India. 26 January 2018. Archived from the original on 28 January 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  2. "Eminent archaeologist, TN archaeology dept's first director Nagaswamy dead". PTI. Archived from the original on 23 January 2022. Retrieved 2022-01-23 – via The New Indian Express.
  3. "முதுபெரும் தொல்லியல் அறிஞர் ஆர்.நாகசாமி மறைவு". Dinamani. 23 January 2022. Archived from the original on 23 January 2022. Retrieved 23 January 2022.