Rabindranath Tagore
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Born: May 7, 1861

Died: August 7, 1941 (aged 80)

Nationality: Indian

Occupation: Poet, playwright, essayist

Bio: Rabindranath Tagoreαβ,γ sobriquet Gurudev,δ was a Bengali polymath who reshaped his region's literature and music. Author of Gitanjali and its profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.

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