Rabindranath Tagore was a prolific writer, an influential artist and musician. Tagore had a multi-talented personality with a strong desire and dedication introducing the world to a new form of literature. He is best known for his work in the poetry named Gitanjali that led him receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913 making him the first Asian Nobel Laureate.
In 1913, Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize in Literature. He was the first Indian as well as Asian to win the Nobel Prize.
Tagore has written the National Anthem of India. After independence, the first stanza of the poem was adopted as the National anthem and known as Jana Gana Mana.
In 1905, during the British partitioning of Bengal, Tagore wrote the song Amar Shonar Bangla as the National Anthem for Bangladesh.
In 1877, Rabindranath wrote the first short story titled Bhikharini in Bengali. Rabindranath's best known short story was Kabuliwala.
In 1915 Tagore was given the Knight title by the Bri fish government, but he refused to accept it after the Jallianwala Bagh incident as a sign of British.
Tagore restructured the education system by opening an experimental school in Santiniketan with a unique curriculum of nature and knowledge. Later he expanded it into a university named Visva Bharati University.