Rabindranath Tagore

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Nobel prize medal.svg Rabindranath Tagore
রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর
Rabindranath Tagore in 1909.jpg
Tagore (c.1915)
Native name রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর
Born Rabindranath Thakur
7 Mey 1861(1861-05-07)
Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, Breetish Indie
Dee'd 7 August 1941(1941-08-07) (aged 80)
Calcutta
Thrift Writer, penter
Leid Bengali, Inglis
Ethnicity Bengali
Leeterar muivement Contextual Modernism
Notable warks Gitanjali, Gora, Ghare-Baire, Jana Gana Mana, Rabindra Sangeet, Amar Shonar Bangla (ither wirks)
Notable awairds Nobel Prize in Leeteratur
1913
Spoose Mrinalini Devi (m. 1883–1902)
Bairns five bairns, twa o whom died in bairnhuid
Relatives Tagore faimily

Signatur Close-up on a Bengali wird haundwritten wi angular, jaunty letters.

Rabindranath Tagore[lower-alpha 1] (Listeni/rəˈbindrəˈnɑːt ˈtɑːɡɔːr/; Bengali pronunciation: [robind̪ro nat̪ʰ ʈʰakur]), an aa written Ravīndranātha Thākura[1] (7 Mey 1861 – 7 August 1941),[lower-alpha 2] sobriquet Gurudev,[lower-alpha 3] wis a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali leeteratur an muisic, as well as Indian airt wi Contextual Modernism in the late 19t an early 20t centuries.

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  1. Romanised frae Bengali script: Robindronath Ţhakur.
  2. Bengali calendar: 25 Baishakh, 1268 – 22 Srabon, 1348 (২৫শে বৈশাখ, ১২৬৮ – ২২শে শ্রাবণ, ১৩৪৮ বঙ্গাব্দ).
  3. Gurudev translates as "divine mentor".[2]

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  1. "Tagore, Sir Rabindranath", in Webster's Biographical Dictionary (1943), Springfield, MA: G. & C. Merriam.
  2. Sil 2005.