Muhsin Ali Muhsin

Urdu poet of 19th century India. He was the son of another poet – Shah Husayn Hakikat. Muhsin achieved fame through his Tadhkirah of Urdu poets – Sarapa Sukhan- , published in Lucknow,India, in 1860. Here the ghazals of over 700 poets are included. His work is distinguished by its arrangement- the poetry is grouped […]

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Nazim Farrukh Husayn

Persian poet of 17th century ( AD ). Born in Harat ( modern day Iran ), Nazim spent many years in Jahangirnagar in India. He was a court poet of Beglerbegis of Harat. His greatest work – ” Yusuf u Zulaikha ” , completed in 1661 , was dedicated to one of the Governors– Abbas […]

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Nawi

Muhammad Rida of Khabushan in the vicinity of Mashad. Persian poet of the 16th century (AD ). The son of merchant , Nawi studied in Kashan under Mawlana Muhtasham. He later became close to Hakim Nur Muhammad Khan. Like other poets in Persia at the time he was attracted to the Mughal Courts in India- […]

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Saadi

Abd Allah Musharaf al din b Muslim b Saadi Known as Shaykh Saadi, poet and prose writer of 13th century AD. One of the most renowned authors of Persian poetry. Born in Shiraz ( modern day Iran ), probably between 1213-1219 and died in the same city in 1292. Saadi was the foremost Persian poet […]

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