He disliked schools,studied by self interest at home with the aid of private teachers.He was the 14th child of his parents,he was born in kolkata's famous Thakur family,and soon became a world famous poet.
Greatest writer in modern India literature Bengali poetnovelist, educator, and an early advocate of Independence for India.agaore won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Two years later he was awarded the knighthood, but he surrendered it in 1919 as a protest against the Massacre of Amritsar, where British troops killed some 400 Indian demonstrators. Tagore's influence over Gandhi and the founders of modern India was enormous, but his reputation in the West as a mystic has perhaps mislead his Western readers to ignore his role as a reformerand critic of  colonialism.
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