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Rabindranath Tagore

also written Rabīndranātha Thākura (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর)
Calcutta 1861 - Calcutta 1941
Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913
(Wikipedia)
Gautam Pal
2011

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Rabindranath Tagore   Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Rabindranath Tagore

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

rabindranath
TAGORE
1861-1941

Signature

Gautam Val | 2011

Annotation

The bust was unveiled on 17th October, 2011 jointly by the Irish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Eamon Gilmore and Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Smt Preneet Kaur, to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the Indian National Poet and Nobel Laureate. The bust is the first and only one of a non-Irish personage till date in St Stephen's Green.

The same bust is placed in various countries on the world.

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Locatie (N 53°20'13" - W 6°15'34")

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