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Born 5th century CE
Dee'd Gupta Empire, in Ujjain
Thrift poet
Naitionality Indie
Genre Sanskrit drama, Clessical leeteratur
Subject Epic poetry, Puranas
Notable warks Abhijñānaśākuntalam, Raghuvaṃśa, Meghadūta, Vikramōrvaśīyam, Kumārasambhava

Kālidāsa (Sanskrit: कालिदासः) wis a Clessical Sanskrit writer, widely regairdit as the greatest poet an dramatist in the Sanskrit leid. His plays an poetry are primarily based on the Indie Puranas.[1]

Much aboot his life is unkent, anerly whit can be inferred frae his poetry an plays.[2] His floruit canna be datit wi preceesion, but maist likely faws within the 5t century CE.[3]

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  1. "Kalidasa - Kalidasa Biography - Poem Hunter". www.poemhunter.com. Retrieved 2015-10-05. 
  2. Kālidāsa (2001). The Recognition of Sakuntala: A Play In Seven Acts. Oxford University Press. pp. ix. 
  3. Encyclopædia Britannica. "Kalidasa (Indian author)".