Biography Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Harivansh Rai Bachchan

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  • Time Period1907 - 2003
  • PlacePratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh
  • CountryIndia

Poet Biography

Timeline 1907: Harivansh Rai Bachchan was born in a Kayastha family in Uttar Pradesh. 

1926: Married his first wife. 

1935: Madhushala, his seminal work, was published. 

1941: Became a faculty of the English department in Allahabad University and marries a second time.

1953: Went to Cambridge to pursue his doctoral thesis. 

1955: Joined the Hindi Cell of the External Affairs ministry. 

1984: Published his last poem. 

1966: Nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian parliament.