“RABINDRANATH TAGORE” Biography

“Rabindranath Tagore” was a famous Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music. Rabindranath Tagore was born in 7 May, 1861 at the city of Kolkata No. 6 Dwarkanath Tagore Jorasanko, Thakur Bari. His father was Devendranath Tagore And mother was Sarada Devi. He was the youngest of his parents’ 14 children. He was the Bengali Brahman by birth and his nickname was “Rab” or “Rabi”.

Tagore wrote his first poem when he was only eight years old. In 1877 when he was 16 Tagore published his first large poetry collection. In 1878, Tagore went to London. He enrolled at Public School in Brighton England he wanted to become a barrister letter he studied at University College London but in 1880 after Tagore did not do well in school his father called him back for London. His wife name is Mrinalini Devi. He got married on 9th December 1883 at the age of 22 he had five children in 1890 Tagore began managing his family’s estates in Shelidah. In 1898, Tagore’s wife and children joined him there. Tagore travelled across the vast estate. He was a poet, novelist, theorist, painter, music composer and a true Indian. And Bengali by Hart author of Gitanjali for which he become the first non European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. In 1930 Tagore wrote around 2,230 songs 2,500 paintings and drawings. Tagore wrote the national anthems of India and Bangladesh Sri Lanka National Anthem is based on a Bengali song originally written by Tagore. In 1938, poet writer and humanitarian Rabindranath Tagore was the first Indian to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature and he played a key role In The Renaissance of modern India Tagore is most widely known for his poetry but he was also and accomplished author of novels short stories plays and articles he took an active interest in a widespread range of social cultural and artistic endeavours he has been described as one of the first 28 centuries Global man he died at August 7 1941 in Kolkata India at the age of 80.

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