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Seemab Akbarabadi

Seemab Akbarabadi

Seemab Akbarabadi born Aashiq Hussain Siddiqui on 5 June 1882 – died 31 January 1951, was an acclaimed Urdu poet from India. Early life Seemab Akbarabadi, [1] a descendant of Abu Bakr as-Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, [2] was born in Imliwale makaan...

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Allama Iqbal

Allama Iqbal

Sir Muhammad Iqbal (November 9, 1877 – April 21, 1938), also known as Allama Iqbal was a philosopher, poet and politician [1] in British India who is widely regarded as having inspired the Pakistan Movement. He is considered one of the most important...

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Maulana Hasrat Mohani

Maulana Hasrat Mohani

Maulana Hasrat Mohani (b. 1875 Unnao, d. 1951 Lucknow) was a Romantic Poet of Urdu language, journalist, politician, parliamentarian of British India, besides a being a part of the Indian Independence Movement. The real name of Maulana was Syed Fazl-ul-Hasan....

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Shibli Nomani

Shibli Nomani

Shibli Nomani (June 3, 1857 - November 18, 1914, Azamgarh) was a respected scholar of Islam from Indian subcontinent during British Raj. [1] He was born at Bindwal in Azamgarh district of present-day Uttar Pradesh. He is known for the founding the Shibli...

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Agha Shorish Kashmiri

Agha Shorish Kashmiri

Agha Shorish Kashmiri (1917-1975) was a scholar, writer, debater, and leader of the Majlis-e-Ahrar-e-Islam party. He was a figure of the freedom movement of undivided India, as well as the chief editor of the weekly Chattan. [1] Kashmiri started his political...

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Akbar Allahabadi

Akbar Allahabadi

Akbar Hussain Rizvi, popularly known as Akbar Allahabadi (October, 1846 ; 15 February 1921), was an Indian Urdu poet. Akbar Allahabadi was born as Akbar Hussain Rizvi at Allahabad, India. Though initially educated only in madrasas (religious schools),...

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Altaf Hussain Hali

Altaf Hussain Hali

Altaf Hussain Hali (1837–1914) known with his honorifics as Maulana Khawaja Hali, was an Urdu poet [1] and writer. Hali occupies a special position in the history of Urdu literature. He was a poet, prose-writer, critic, teacher and reformer. He was a...

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Daagh Dehlvi

Daagh Dehlvi

Nawab Mirza Khan (1831–1905) , commonly known as Daagh Dehlvi was an outstanding Mughal poet famous for his Urdu ghazals and belonged to the Delhi school of Urdu poetry. He wrote poems and ghazals under the takhallus (Urdu word for nom de plume) Daagh...

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Ameer Minai

Ameer Minai

Ameer Minai an Urdu poet of eminence was born in 1828 at Lucknow and died in 1900 at Hyderabad. His full name was Ameer Ahmad Minai, and he also wrote under the pen name `Ameer'. He noted this dual use of his first name in a verse: نام كا نام، تخلص كا...

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Mir Baber Ali Anees

Mir Baber Ali Anees

Mir Baber Ali Anees was a renowned Urdu poet. He was born in 1803 in Faizabad, Oudh now in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and died in 1874 in Lucknow, North-Western Provinces. Life Mir Babar Ali, 'Anis' was born in 1802 CE at Faizabad. [1]...

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