Muddenahalli, the birthplace of Dr. Sir M. Vishweshvaraya, Diwan of erstwhile princely Mysore State and architect of modern industrial Karnataka is just 10 kms from the farm. The house he was born in has now been turned into a museum.
Dr. Sir M. VISHWESHVARAYA, the famous illustrious son of India was both an engineer and a statesman. He was known for his impeccable manners, disciplined behaviour and meticulous work. His contribution to the national development in the field of Economics, Industry, Irrigation, Agriculture and Education are unparalleled. Sir M. Vishweshvaraya who was born in this village on 15th September, 1861 was honoured with “Bharath Ratna”, the highest civilian title by the Government of India for his contributions to the country.