Rabindranath Thakur, anglicised to Tagore, sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped his region's literature and music.
Born: May 7, 1861, Jorasanko, India
Died: August 7, 1941, Jorasanko Thakur Bari
Awards: Nobel Prize in Literature
Education: St. Xavier's Collegiate School, University of Calcutta, University College London
Parents: Debendranath Tagore, Sarada Devi
Kazi Nazrul Islam
Kazi Nazrul Islam, known popularly as Nazrul, was a Bengali poet, musician and revolutionary who pioneered poetic works espousing intense spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression.
Born: May 25, 1899, Churulia, India
Died: August 29, 1976, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Parents: Zahida Khatun, Kazi Faqeer Ahmed
Siblings: Kazi Ali Hussain, Kazi Saahibjaan