Short Biography of Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore was one of the most talented persons that the world has ever produced. He ranked himself with literary giants of the world like Shakespeare, G.B. Shaw, Tolstoy and others in the firmament of literary world by dint of his extraordinary genius.

Rabindranath Tagore was born on 7th May, 1861 in Tagore family at Jorasanko, Kolkata. Rabindranath was a poet, a novelist, critic, short story writer, philosopher, educationist, scientists and social reformer. Every branch of Bengali literature was highly enriched by his immortal contributions.

It was Rabindranath who placed our country into the most prestigious position in the world though his astounding and immortal contributions to all branches of Bengali literature and language and won the most covetable Nobel Prize in the year 1913 for his composition of the Gitanjali, a collection of poems – rendered into English.

Rabindranath showed the signs of his genius though his occasional writings of poems