Saba

Fateh Ali Khan- Persian poet. Born in Kashan probably in 1756AD and died in 1823 AD.

He was of Azarbajani origin . His father , Aka Mohammad was Governor of Kashan and his brother , Muhammad Ali Khan who was a minister to Luf Ali Khan.

Aka Mohammad was killed by the Kadjar regime and following this tragedy the poet wandered from place to place in fear of his life until he found refuge with Fath Ali Shah- the governor general of the Fars province. His fortune prospered until he was appointed poet- leureate at the Court.

He accompanied the ruling monarch on campaigns against Russia that Saba undertook the composition of his long poem ” Shahanshah Nama”

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