Rabindranath Tagore

  • Rabindranath Tagore was a famous Indian poet (1861-1941).
  • He was the first non-European to receive the Nobel Prize.
  • He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913 for his collection of poems, ‘Gitanjali‘.
  • His poetry, novels, plays, short stories and essays are world famous and are widely read across the world. 
  • He has contributed immensely to Bengali literature and India’s literary heritage.
  • Rabindranath Tagore had renounced his knighthood protesting against the Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre.
  • Rabindranath Tagore was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore who was associated with the Brahmo Samaj.

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