Indian scientistDied when: 82 years 231 days (991 months)
Star Sign: Virgo
Swami Kuvalayananda (born Jagannatha Ganesa Gune, 30 August 1883 – 18 April 1966) was a yoga guru, researcher, and educator primarily known for his pioneering research into the scientific foundations of yoga.
He started research on yoga in 1920, and published the first journal specifically devoted to studying yoga, Yoga Mimamsa, in 1924.Most of his research took place at the Kaivalyadhama Health and Yoga Research Center at Lonavla which he founded in 1924.
He has had a profound influence on the development of yoga as exercise.