Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore (/rəˈbindrəˈnɑːt ˈtɑːɡɔr/; Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর, [robind̪ro nat̪ʰ ʈʰakur]), also written Rabīndranātha Thākura, (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Ben...
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Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay
Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay (October 24, 1894 – July 29, 1987) was a renowned Bengali author. He was born in Darbhanga, Bihar, India.
Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay was born on 24 October 1894 in Pa...
Bhupendranath Datta
Bhupendranath Datta (4 September 1880 – 25 December 1961) was an Indian revolutionary and later a noted sociologist. In his youth, he was closely associated with the Jugantar movement, serving as the ...
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Abul Mansur Ahmed
Abul Mansur Ahmed (Bengali: আবুল মনসুর আহমেদ) (1898–1979) was a Bangladeshi littérateur. Was also a politician and journalist. He was born in Mymensingh. Renowned journalist and editor of The Dail...
Ismail Hossain Siraji
Syed Ismail Hossain Siraji (Bengali: ইসমাঈল হোসেন সিরাজী) (1880–1931) was a Bengali writer and poet. He was born in Sirajganj in East Bengal (now in Bangladesh). He added the suffix Shiraji in ho...
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Mahasweta Devi
Mahasweta Devi (Bengali: মহাশ্বেতা দেবী Môhashsheta Debi) (born 14 January 1926) is an Indian social activist and writer.
Mahasweta Devi was born in 1926 in Dhaka, to literary parents. Her father ...
Imdadul Haq Milon
Imdadul Haq Milon (born 8 September 1955) is a Bangladeshi novelist and editor of the daily Kaler Kantho.
Born in Bikrampur, Milon spent his childhood with his maternal grandmother. He then moved ...
Mohammad Barkatullah
Mohammad Barkatullah (1898 – 1974), a Bangladeshi author, was born in Sirajganj.
He was a deputy secretary of education department of East Pakistan, later Bangladesh.
Jasimuddin
Jasimuddin Mollah (1 January 1903 – 13 March 1976; born Jasimuddin Mollah) was a Muslim Bengali poet, songwriter, prose writer, folklore collector and radio personality. He is commonly known in Bangla...
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Tridib Mitra
Tridib Mitra ( December 31, 1940 ) was one of the pioneers of the Hungry generation movement in Bengali literature which changed the literary landscape of West Bengal once for all. With his wife Alo M...
Mohitlal Majumdar
Mohitlal Majumdar (Bengali: মোহিতলাল মজুমদার) (October 26, 1888 – July 26, 1952), a renowned Bengali author, was born at Kanchrapara village in Nadia district, India. Mohitlal started as a poet, b...
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Kaliprasanna Singha
Kaliprasanna Singha (Bengali: কালীপ্রসন্ন সিংহ) (23 February 1841{?} – 24 July 1870) is remembered for his two immortal contributions to Bengali literature viz. translation of Mahabharata, the lar...
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Humayun Azad
Humayun Azad (Bengali: হুমায়ূন আজাদ; 28 April 1947 – 11 August 2004) was a Bangladeshi author, poet, scholar and linguist. He wrote more than seventy titles. In 2012, the Government of Bangladesh hon...
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Sunil Gangopadhyay
Sunil Gangopadhyay or Sunil Ganguly (Bengali: সুনীল গঙ্গোপাধ্যায় Shunil Gônggopaddhae), (7 September 1934 – 23 October 2012) was a Bengali poet and novelist. Born in Faridpur, Bangladesh, Ga...
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Narendranath Mitra
Narendranath Mitra (Bengali: নরেন্দ্রনাথ মিত্র) (1916–1975), was a renowned Bengali writer, poet.
He was born in Faridpur in modern day Bangladesh. He was based in Kolkata, now in India at the...
Muhammad Enamul Haque
Muhammad Enamul Haq (20 September 1902 - 16 February 1982) was a Bangladeshi researcher, litterateur and educationist.
Enamul was born on 20 September 1902 in Bakhtpur in Fatikchhari Upazila of Ch...
Badal Sarkar
Badal Sircar (15 July 1925 – 13 May 2011), also known as Badal Sarkar, was an influential Indian dramatist and theatre director, most known for his anti-establishment plays during the Naxalite movemen...
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Mani Shankar Mukherjee
Shankar, real name Mani Shankar Mukherjee, and generally known in English-language literature as Sankar is a very popular writer in the Bengali language. He grew up in Howrah district of West Bengal....
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Malay Roy Choudhury
Malay Roy Choudhury (born 29 October 1939) is a Bengali poet and novelist who founded the "Hungryalist Movement" in the 1960s. No one seems to know what happened between his Birth and the founding of ...
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Basudeb Dasgupta
Basudeb Dasgupta (31 December 1938 – 31 August 2005), a Bengali novelist and short-story writer (associated with the Hungry generation movement), is considered as one of the most significant avan...
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Ramendra Sundar Tribedi
Ramendra Sundar Trivedi (1864–1919) was a renowned Bengali author.
He was born at Jemo situated at Kandi subdivision of Murshidabad (a district that is in present West Bengal) on 20 August 1864. H...
Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad
Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad (1869–1953), or Abdul Karim the Literature Master, was a Bangladeshi author who was born in village Suchakradondi of district Chittagong.
Because of poverty, Abd...
Ram Chandra Vidyabagish
Ramchandra Vidyabagish (Bengali: রামচন্দ্র বিদ্যাবাগীশ) (1786 - 2 March 1845) was an Indian lexicographer and Sanskrit scholar. He is known for his Bangabhashabhidhan, the first monolingual Bengal...