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Josh Malihabadi

Josh Malihabadi

Josh Malihabadi (born as Shabbir Hasan Khan ) (December 5, 1894 – February 22, 1982) was a noted Urdu poet born in British India. [1] [2] He was an Indian citizen until 1958, when he emigrated to Pakistan and became a Pakistani citizen. He wrote ghazals...

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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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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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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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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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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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