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Kuppalli Venkatappagowda Puttappa - Kuvempu Quiz

Birth Date - Born on 29th December, 1904

Birth Place - Hirekodige, Koppa, Chikmagalur

Family

Mother - Seethamma

Father - Venkatappa Gowda

Wife - Hemavathi

Son - Poornachandra Tejaswi

Daughters - Kokilodaya Chaitra, Indukala and Tharini




Education

School - Anglo Vernacular School, Theerthahalli

High School - Wesleyan High School, Mysore

College - Maharaja College, Mysore

House - His house is called as Udayaravi which means Rising Sun


Work

Worked as a lecturer in Maharaja College of Mysore in 1929
Later he served as an Assistant professor at Central College,Bangalore
In the year 1955 he became the Principal of Maharaja College
In 1956 he was elected as Vice Chancellor of Mysore University


Literary works

Malegalalli Mahumagalu

Kanooru Heggadati

Sri Ramayana Darshanam

Kindarijogi matthu ithara kavanagalu

Paanchajanya

Maharatri

Beralge Koral

Birugaali

Shoodra Tapaswi

Navilu

Yamana Solu


Awards

Sahitya Academy Award in the year 1955 for Sri Ramayana Darshanam

Padma Bhushan Award in the year 1958 for his work in the field of Literature

Jnanapith Award in the year 1967 for Sri Ramayana Darshanam

Pampa Award in the year 1987 for Sri Ramayana Darshanam

Padma Vibhushan Award in the year 1988 for his work in the field of Literature

Karnataka Ratna Award in the year 1992 for his contribution towards Literature


University

A university is been named after famous poet. It is Known as Kuvempu University which is located at Jnana Shayadri Campus,Shimoga setup in 1987


Death

On 11th November 1994 Kuvempu died at the age of 89

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