Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet, philosopher, and artist. His birthday is celebrated in the first part of May. His birthdate is May 7, 1861.
His birthday is celebrated throughout the world by holding festivals in his honor. It is a restricted holiday in India. Government and businesses are usually open.
Rabindranath's writings were a great influence in the Bengali culture. He was the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.