Rabindranath Tagore is considered one of the finest writers in India. He was born in the year 1861 and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 1913. He received this prestigious award for his work, Gitanjali. He has written numerous stories, plays, short stories, essays, and songs. Some of his popular works include Raktakarabi, The Post Office, and My Boyhood Days. He died in the year 1941 in Calcutta, at the age of eighty.