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Important Events of May – 7

Rabindranath Tagore Birthday

Birth:

  • He was born on May 7, 1861.
Rabindranath_Tagore
See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Honours:

  • He was  Famous Bengali poet, philosopher, composer, writer, and educator.
  • Ravindranath Tagore, who founded the University of Visvarabari, was popularly known as ‘Gurudev‘.
  • His famous songs were called ‘Ravindra Sankeet’.
  • The two songs in the Ravindra Sangeet Naty written by him are Jana Gana Mana and Amar Sonaar, the National anthem of India and Bangladesh.
  • In 1877 his first short story and drama came out.

Awards:

  • In 1913, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in his poetry ‘Gitanjali’, the first Nobel laureate in Asia.
  • He was awarded the title ‘Veerathirumagan’ by the King George.George was King of England.
By Cherishsantosh [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Death:

  • He died on August 7, 1941.

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