Rabindranath Tagore

1861 - 1941

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore ( (listen); born Robindronath Thakur, 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquets Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath- poet, writer, composer, philosopher and painter. He reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of the "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse" of Gitanjali, he became in 1913 the first non-European as well as the first lyricist to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rabindranath Tagore has received more than 11,040,818 page views. His biography is available in 144 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 65th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Rabindranath Tagore ranks 64 out of 4,883Before him are Friedrich Schiller, Sappho, Umberto Eco, Gabriel García Márquez, Stefan Zweig, and James Joyce. After him are Marquis de Sade, Gustave Flaubert, Nikolai Gogol, Lewis Carroll, Hesiod, and Charles Perrault.

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Among people born in 1861, Rabindranath Tagore ranks 1After him are Fridtjof Nansen, Mehmed VI, Rudolf Steiner, Georges Méliès, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Charles Édouard Guillaume, Victor Horta, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, Georgy Lvov, Robert Bosch, and Erich von Falkenhayn. Among people deceased in 1941, Rabindranath Tagore ranks 3Before him are Wilhelm II, German Emperor and James Joyce. After him are Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, Henri Bergson, Virginia Woolf, Alfonso XIII of Spain, Maximilian Kolbe, Walther Nernst, Emanuel Lasker, James George Frazer, and Arthur Evans.

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In India

Among people born in India, Rabindranath Tagore ranks 6 out of 848Before him are Gautama Buddha (-566), Mahatma Gandhi (1869), George Orwell (1903), Ashoka (-304), and Rajneesh (1931). After him are Amitabh Bachchan (1942), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Kālidāsa (400), Rudyard Kipling (1865), Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), and Indira Gandhi (1917).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Rabindranath Tagore ranks 2Before him are George Orwell (1903). After him are Kālidāsa (400), Rudyard Kipling (1865), Valmiki (-80), Tulsidas (1532), Meera (1498), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Premchand (1880), Ghalib (1797), Salman Rushdie (1947), and Tukaram (1608).

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