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Rabindranath Tagore
  • Rabindranath Tagore born on 7 May 1861 in Calcutta.
  • His pen name were Gurudev/Bhanu Shingho.
  • His contributed is huge, not only in the Indian freedom movement but also in the platform of literature.
  • He started writing poems at the age of eight.
  • His notable award is Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.
  • He is still remembered for his notable work – Gitanjali (Song Offerings),Gora (Fair-Faced), Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World) etc.
  • He was the first non-European to get Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.
  • He has written many books like Bhikarini (The Beggar woman in Bengali), Sandhya Sangeeth, Nirjharer Swapnabhanga (Poem) etc,which mounds many lives.
  • He has written National anthems for 2 countries, India – “Jana Gana Mana” and Bengal – “Amar Shonar Bangla”.
  • He has also written prose-poems like Punashcha in the year of 1932, Shes Saptak in 1935, and Patraput in 1936.
  • He wrote prose-songs and dance-dramas which included Chitrangada in the year of 1914, Shyama in 1939, and Chandalika in 1938.
  • He also wrote many novels like Dui Bon, Malancha and novellas like and Char Odhyay, Chaturanga, Shesher Kobita, and Noukadubi.
  • He has also written non-fiction books like Europe Jatrir Patro and Manusher Dhormo.
  • This famous freedom fighter and poet had his final breaths on 7 August 1941 (aged 80)

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