Persian poets
The list is not comprehensive, but is continuously being expanded and includes Persian poets as well as poets who write in Persian from Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Pakistan, Syria, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, ...
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Bijan Jalali
Bijan Jalali (Persian: بیژن جلالی‎; 1927 in Tehran, Iran - January 2000) was a modern Persian poet.
Heydar Yaghma
Heydar Yaghma (Persian: حیدر یغما‎; born 1926 - March 1986) was an Iranian poet.He was born in village near Nishapur. Yaghma was a simple worker and was not literate. He began telling poems whi...
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Shams Langeroodi
Mohammad Shams Langeroodi (Persian: شمس لنگرودی‎) (born November 17, 1950 in Langerood, Iran) is a contemporary Iranian poet, author and university lecturer. He has researched extensively on dif...
Mahasti Shahrokhi
Mahasti Shahrokhi (Persian: مهستی شاهرخی ‎) is an Iranian novelist, poet, and winner of numerous literary prizes. Her novel, A Shawl as Long as the Silk Road (Baran Publication, Sweden, 1999) a...
Nader Naderpour
Nader Naderpour (6 June 1929 – 18 February 2000) was an Iranian-born poet.Among many Iranian poets who shaped up the New Persian Poetry or New Poetry (in Persian: Sher-e Now), Ali Esfandiari, aka Nima...
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Bijan Najdi
Bijan Najdi (Persian: بیژن نجدی‎, [biːʒæn nædʒdiː];) (15 November 1941 in Khash, Iran – 25 August 1997 in Lahijan, Iran) was an Iranian writer and poet. Najdi is most famous for his short story ...
Iraj Mirza
Prince Iraj Mirza (Persian: ایرج میرزا‎; October 1874 – March 14, 1926) (titled Jalāl-ol-Mamālek), son of prince Gholam Hossein Mirza, was a famous Iranian poet. He was a modern poet and his wor...
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Fereydoon Moshiri
Fereydoon Moshiri (Persian: فریدون مشیری‎; September 21, 1926 in Tehran, Iran – October 24, 2000 in Tehran) was one of the prominent contemporary Persian poets who versified in both modern and c...
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Qasem-e Anvar
Qāsem-e Anvār (Qāsim-i Anwār) (Azerbaijani: Qasım əl-Ənvər; Persian:قاسم انوار) (born 1356 - died 1433) is an Iranian Azeri poet and Sufi. Qāsem-e Anwār wrote ḡazals, molammaʿs, and tuyuḡs in a si...
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Mohammad Zohari
Mohammad Zohari (Persian: محمد زهری‎) (1926–1995) Iranian poet and writer.He was born in Tonekabon a city in northern Iran. As the first son of Abdollah Khaan Zohari Khalatbari, an activist in t...
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Taqi Rafat
Taqi Rafat (Persian: تقی رفعت‎), more fully Mirza Taqikhan Raf'at Tabrizi (ca. 1887-9 – September 15, 1920), was an Iranian poet, playwright, critic, and journalist.Rafat was the son of Ag...
Iraj Zebardast
Iraj Zebardast (ايرج زبردست in Persian) is an Iranian poet specially known for his quatrains. He was born in Shiraz.
Rashid Yasemi
Gholamreza Rashid Yasemi (Persian: غلامرضا رشید یاسمی ‎, 1895 in Gahwareh, Kermanshah Province, Iran – 1951 in Tehran) was a famous Iranian poet, translator and literary figure. He finished his...
Mehdi Akhavan-Sales
Mehdi Akhavān-Sāles , or Akhavān-Sāless (Persian: مهدی اخوان ثالث‎) (March, 1929 in Mashhad, Iran - August 26, 1990 in Tehran, Iran), pen name M. Omid (م. امید, Hope) was a prominent Iranian poe...
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Hazin Lahiji
Hazīn Lāhījī (1692, Esfahan, Iran — 1766, Benares, India) (Persian: حزین لاهیجی‎), is the pen-name of Mohammad Ali ibn Abi Tāleb ibn Abd Āllah, also known as Mohammad Ali ibn Abi Tāleb Haz...
Qiwam al-Din Muhammad al-Hasani
Qiwam al-Din Muhammad al-Hasani was a Persian physician of the late 17th century. Hasani was a scholar who is known to have been working in the city of Qazvin in Persia in the year 1694 CE. The Nation...
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Mohammad Farrokhi Yazdi
Mirza Mohammad Farrokhi Yazdi (1889–October 18, 1939) was an Iranian poet, journalist and senior politician of the Reza Pahlavi era.
Born in Yazd and his father was Mohammad Ebrahim Yazdi, he star...
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Omar Khayyám
Omar Khayyám; born Ghiyāth ad-Dīn Abu'l-Fatḥ ʿUmar ibn Ibrāhīm al-Khayyām Nīshāpūrī (/ˈoʊmɑr kaɪˈjɑːm, -ˈjæm, ˈoʊmər/; Persian: ‏غیاث ‌الدین ابوالفتح عمر ابراهیم خیام نیشابورﻯ‎, [xæjˈjɒːm]; 18 M...
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Aref Qazvini
Abolqassem Aref Qazvini (Persian: ابوالقاسم‌ عارف قزوینی ‎, 1882 – January 21, 1934) was an Iranian poet, lyricist, and musician.
He was born in Qazvin.He composed many poems about Iran an...
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Fereydoun Farrokhzad
Fereydoun Farrokhzad (Persian: فریدون فرخزاد‎) (October 7, 1938 - August 6, 1992) was a legendary Iranian singer, actor, poet, TV and radio host, writer, and iconic opposition political figure. ...
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