Biography of Rabindranath Tagore-Indian Poet-Author of Indian National AnthemTagore

Name: Rabindranath Tagore


Father: Debendranath  Tagore

Mother: Saradadevi

Date of Birth: 7th May 1861

Date of Death:  7th August 1941 (at the age of 80 years)

Studied at:

  • St. Xavier’s Collegiate School,
  • University of Calcutta,University College London
Occupation:
Bengali/English
  • Poet,
  • Short-story writer,
  • Song composer,
  • Novelist,
  • Playwright,
  • Essayist
And a Painter
Award: 
 Nobel Prize in Literature-1913
Famous For:
  • Author of the Indian National Anthem- “Jana Gana Mana” and
  • Author of Bangladesh’s  National Anthem- “Amar Shonar Bangla”.
Quote:
“It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple”- Rabindranath Tagore

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