Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath
Co. Dublin - Contae Átha Cliath
St. Stephen's Green, D2
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
Gautam Val | 2011
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.
- Gautam Pal (1949),
sculptor from Calcutta, India
Sources & Information
Locatie (N 53°20'13" - W 6°15'34") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: ie036; Photograph: 9 June 2014
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