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Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee

Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee

Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Tamgha-e-Quaid-i-Azam, was a notable Urdu poet, writer, journalist, broadcaster, translator, critic, researcher, linguist and lexicographer of Pakistan. Born in Delhi, Haqqee acquired his BA from Aligarh Muslim University....

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Tilok Chand Mehroom

Tilok Chand Mehroom

Tilok Chand Mehroom (1887-1966) was an eminent Urdu poet who was admired not only for his writings but also for his simple lifestyle and evident deep dislike of religious discrimination. Early life Mehroom was born in the village of Mousa Noor Zaman Shah...

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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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Mirza Salaamat Ali Dabeer

Mirza Salaamat Ali Dabeer

Mirza Salaamat Ali Dabeer (1803–1875) was a leading Urdu poet who excelled and perfected the art of Marsiya writing. He is considered the leading exponent of Marsiya Nigari or marsiya writing along with Mir Anis. Mirza Dabeer was born in 1803 in Delhi....

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Momin Khan Momin

Momin Khan Momin

Momin Khan Momin (1800–1851) was a Mughal era poet known for his Urdu ghazals and used "Momin" as his taxalluṣ (the Urdu word for nom de plume ). He was a contemporary of Mirza Ghalib and Zauq, today his grave lies near the parking area near Maulana Azad...

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Mirza Ghalib

Mirza Ghalib

Ghalib born Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan on 27 December 1797 – died 15 February 1869), [1] was a classical Urdu and Persian poet from the Mughal Empire during British colonial rule. He used his pen-names of Ghalib (Urdu/Persian: غالب, ġhālib means "dominant")...

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Mohammad Ibrahim Zauq

Mohammad Ibrahim Zauq

Sheikh Muhammad Ibrahim Zauq (1789–1854) was an exceptional and great Urdu poet and scholar of literature, poetics and relegion . He wrote poetry under nom de plume "Zauq", and was appointed poet laureate of the Mughal Court in Delhi just at the of 19....

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Bahadur Shah Zafar

Bahadur Shah Zafar

Mirza Abu Zafar Sirajuddin Muhammad Bahadur Shah Zafar better known as Bahadur Shah Zafar on 24 October 1775 – died 7 November 1862), was the last Mughal emperor and a member of the Timurid Dynasty. Zafar was the son of Mirza Akbar Shah II and Lalbai,...

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Mir Taqi Mir

Mir Taqi Mir

Mir Taqi Mir whose real name was Muhammad Taqi (Urdu: مُحَمَّد تقی — Mọḥammad Taqī ) and whose takhallus (pen name) was Mir (Urdu: مِیرؔ — Mīr ) (sometimes also spelt Meer Taqi Meer), was the leading Urdu poet of the 18th century, and one of the pioneers...

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Khwaja Mir Dard

Khwaja Mir Dard

Khwaja Mir Dard was born in 1721 and died in 1785. He is one of the three major poets of the Delhi School — the other two being Mir Taqi Mir and Sauda — who are considered the pillars of the classical Urdu ghazal Philosophy Dard was first and foremost...

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