Laxmi Prasad Devkota (Poet) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born
Laxmi Prasad Devkota

Laxmi Prasad Devkota Nepali: लक्ष्मीप्रसाद देवकोटा, was a Nepali poet, playwright, and novelist. Honored with the title of Mahakavi in Nepali literature, and known as the poet with the golden heart. Devkota is by and large regarded as the great poet of Nepali language. He is considered as the greatest and the most famous versatile literary figure of Nepal. Some of his popular works include the best selling Muna Madan, along with Sulochana, Kunjini, “Bhikhari”, and Shakuntal.

Born: November 12, 1909 (1966 Kartik 27 BS), Dhobidhara, Kathmandu, Nepal
Died: September 14, 1959, Kathmandu, Nepal
Nationality: Nepalese
Spouse(s): Mandevi Chalise
Children: 5 daughters and 4 sons
Parents: Tilmadhav Devkota (Father), Amar Rajyalakshmi Devi (Mother)
Occupation: Poet, Playwright and Scholar

About Laxmi Prasad Devkota

Nepali poet who is often considered to be the greatest poet of Nepal. He released many works, including a novel called Champa.

Before Fame

He studied science at Tri Chandra College and later received a Bachelor of Law degree in Patna.


There have been various Nepalese postage stamps that feature his photo, which were created and released in his honor.

Family Life

His parents and young daughter passed away within a span of two years which led him into a depression.


Like him, singer Shiva Shankar was born in Nepal.

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