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Majaz

Majaz

Asrar ul Haq Majaz (19 October 1911 – 5 December 1955) was an Indian Urdu poet. [1] He was known for his romantic and revolutionary poetry. He composed ghazals and nazms in Urdu Early life Majaz was born in Rudauli, Bara Banki, UP, India. He received...

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Niaz Fatehpuri

Niaz Fatehpuri

Niaz Fatehpuri (1884-1966) was the nom de plume of Niyaz Muhammed Khan, [1] an Urdu poet and writer and a polemicist. He was also the founder and editor of Nigar which he turned into one of the most prestigious Urdu literary journals in the Indian subcontinent....

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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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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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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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Baksh Nasikh

Baksh Nasikh

Baksh Nasikh (Urdu: (1776–1838) was an Urdu poet of the Mughal era. Early life Baksh Nasikh, known with his honorific as Iman Baksh Nasikh, was born in Faizabad, India, which was then ruled by the Mughals. His poor father died early in his childhood.[...

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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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