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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1913
Rabindranath Tagore

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Rabindranath Tagore - Facts

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore

Born: 7 May 1861, Calcutta, India

Died: 7 August 1941, Calcutta, India

Residence at the time of the award: India

Prize motivation: "because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West"

Field: poetry

Language: Bengali and English

Prize share: 1/1

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