“The same stream…

“The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers.”
– Rabindranath Tagore

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Tagore c. 1915, the year he was knighted by George V. Tagore repudiated his knighthood, in protest against the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919.[1]
Born May 7, 1861
Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died 7 August 1941 (aged 80)
Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Occupation Poet, short-story writer, song composer, novelist, playwright, essayist, and painter
Language Bengali, English
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Bengali
Notable work(s) Gitanjali, Gora, Ghare-Baire, Jana Gana Mana, Rabindra Sangeet, Amar Shonar Bangla (other works)
Notable award(s) Nobel Prize in Literature
1913
Spouse(s) Mrinalini Devi (m. 1883–1902)
Children five children, two of whom died in childhood

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