Chronology -- Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, mystic, painter and Nobel laureate for literature

is among the leading personalities of Modern India. He was awarded the Nobel prize in Literature for his collection of well known poems Gitanjali.
7 May 1861 1868 1878 1878 1879 1883 1890 1890 22 Dec 1901 1902-1907 1905 Born in Calcutta, India Wrote his first poem when he was just 7 years Tagore's first book of poetries appeared Went to England for higher studies Came back to India Got married to Mrinalini Devi Manasi, a collection of Tagore's poems were published Settled at Shilaidaha in Kushthia (now in Bangladesh) Founded school at Shanti Niketan Rabindranath's wife, father, daughter Renuka and son Samindra died Bengal was partitioned, Rabindranath was gripped by fever of Nationalism

1910 He got married his son to a young widow Pratima Devi. He was a staunch supporter of widow remarriage 1910 Wrote Gitanjali in Bengali 1911 1912 1913 1915 1919 1924 1929 Wrote Jana Gana Mana which later became our National Anthem Gitanjali was published in English Awarded Nobel prize in literature Knighted by the British king George Renounced his knighthood following Jallianwala massacre incident Tagore opened Vishva Bharati University at Shanti Niketan Tagore began painting

1939 Tagore asked Gandhiji to lift the ban on Subhash Chandra Bose and have his cooperation cordially invited in the "supreme interest of national unity"

com/id/mudasir/tagorechrono.angelfire.html . India Poems and Books of Rabindranath Tagore y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y Manasi 1890 Sonar Tari (Golden Boat) 1893 The Evening Songs The Morning Songs Kadi O Komal (1896) Gitanjali (1910) Where the mind is without fear The Cresent Moon The Gardener Stray Birds Fruit-Gathering Lover's Gift Crossing Karna and Kunti Sacrifice Chaitali (Late Harvest) 1896 Kalpana (Dreams) 1900 Ksanika (1900) Naivedya (Offerings) 1901 Tagore's famous novels are: y y y y y y y y Gora The Wreck Raja Aur Rani Muktdhara Raj Rishi Ghar Baire Nauka Dubi Bindoni Tagore's famous two stories are: y y Kabuli Wallah Kshidit Pashan Chaitrangada (1892) and Malini (1895) were Tagore's lyrical plays http://www.7 Aug 1941 Rabindranath Tagore died in Calcutta.