1. Rabindranath Tagore wrote our National Anthem. 2. He was born on "7 may 1861". 3. His childhood name was Rabindranath Thakur. 4. He thought that school was a prison for children, so he started "Shantiniketan" where the children were taught in an open environment. 5. He also wrote the well reknown "Geetanjli". 6. He received nobel prize in Literature writing. 7. He died on August 1941.