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  • Who: Sonnad family

  • What: Most doctorates in one family

  • Where: India

The record for the most doctorates in one family is seven by the children of Shri Ramanna Bhimappa and Smt Parvatibai R. Sonnad of Bhantanur, Karnatak, India, from institutions in both India and USA between 1970 and 1994.

University of Wisconsin (21 August 1971), Shivaji University (3 December 1988), Texas A&M University (16 August 1980), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (4 June 1984), Karnatak University (14 February 1981), Karnatak University (18 February 1994), University of Bombay (18 August 1970).


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