Kazi Nazrul Islam

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Birthday
25, 1899
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 29, 1976 (77)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1899
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 29, 1976 (77)

About

Bengali poet, author, political revolutionary, and musician who was awarded the title of National Poet of Bangladesh. His most famous poem, "Bidrohi," was published in 1922.

Before Fame

He was born into a Muslim family and worked for a time at his town's mosque.

Trivia

He was frequently sent to British prisons as punishment for his revolutionary activities during the Indian Independence Movement.

Family Life

He married Pramila Devi.

Associated With

He and Al Mahmud were both twentieth-century Bengali poets.