Muhammad Iqbal
Sir Muhammad Iqbal (Urdu: محمد اقبال‎) (9 November 1877 – 21 April 1938), widely known as Allama Iqbal (علامہ اقبال), was a philosopher, poet, mystic and politician in British India who is w...
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Latif Nazemi
Latif Nazemi (born 1947) is a Persian poet and literary critic from Afghanistan. He currently lives in Frankfurt and works for Radio Deutsche Welle in Germany.Nazemi was born in Herat, Afghanistan an...
Unsuri
Abul Qasim Hasan Unsuri Balkhi (Persian: ابوالقاسم حسن عنصری بلخی‎) (died 1039/1040) was a 10-11th century (4 -5th solar Hejri) Persian poet.He is said to have been born in Balkh, today located ...
Asjadi
Abu Nazar Abdul Aziz ibn Mansur Asjadi was a 10th-century and 11th century royal Persian (Tajik) poet of Ghaznavid empire located in Ghazni province of current Afghanistan.Originating from Merv, and ...
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...
Loiq Sher-Ali
Loiq Sher-Ali (born 1941 in Tajiki/Persian: Лоиқ Шералӣ/لائق شیرعلی) was a Tajik poet, Iranologist and one of the most celebrated Persian literary figures of Tajikistan and central Asia.Loiq Sher-Ali ...
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Najm al-Din Razi
Abū Bakr 'Abdollāh b. Moḥammad b. Šahāvar b. Anūšervān al-Rāzī (Persian: نجم‌الدین رازی‎) commonly know by the laqab, or sobriquet, of Najm al-Dīn Dāya, meaning "wetnurse". Hamid Algar, transl...
Fihi Ma Fihi
The Fihi ma fihi (Persian: فیه مافیه‎; from Arabic: فیه ما فیه‎), literally means "It Is What It Is", or "In it what is in it") is a Persian prose work of the 13th century famous write...
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The Hundred Tales of Wisdom
The Hundred Tales of Wisdom is a translation from the Persian by Idries Shah of the "Life, Teachings and Miracles of Jalaludin Rumi" from Aflaki’s Munaqib, together with certain important stories from...
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Wali Mohammed Wali
Wali Muhammad Wali (1667–1707), ((Urdu: ولی محمد ولی ‎) also known as Wali Deccani, Urdu: ولی دکنی, Wali Gujarati and Wali Aurangabadi) was a classical Urdu poet from South Asia.He is the f...
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Ahmadreza Ahmadi
Ahmadreza Ahmadi (Persian: احمدرضا احمدی) is an Iranian poet and screenwriter.The history of Persian modern poetry calls him the founder of New Wave Poetry in Iran.Ahmadi was born in 1940 in Kerman, I...
Farzona
Inoyat Hojieva (Tajik: Иноят Ҳоҷиева/Persian: عنایت حاجی‌یوا‎), mostly known as Farzona (Tajik: Фарзона/Persian: فرزانه‎) is a Tajik poet and writer.Farzona was born on November 3,...
Parvin E'tesami
Parvin E'tesami (Persian: پروین اعتصامی‎) (March 16, 1907 – April 5, 1941), also Parvin Etesami, was a 20th-century Persian poet of Iran. According to Ali Akbar Dehkhoda, her given name was Rak...
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Abolqasem Lahouti
Abolqāsem Lahūtī (1887 - 16 March 1957) (Tajik: Абулқосим Лоҳутӣ, Persian: ابوالقاسم لاهوتی‎), also transliterated as Abulqasim Lahuti and Abulqosim Lohuti, was a Persian poet and political acti...
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Ghulam Ahmad Faroghi
Hafiz Ghulam Ahmad Faroghi (1861–1919) was a scholar of repute of Arabic and Persian language at Bhopal state. He was first appointed as ‘Head Maulvi’ at Sulaimania School and then worked as a teacher...
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Simin Behbahani
Simin Behbahani (Persian: سیمین بهبهانی‎; June 20, 1927 – August 19, 2014) was a prominent Iranian contemporaneity poet, lyricist and activist. She was an icon of the modern Persian poetry, Ira...
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Jami
Nur ad-Dīn Abd ar-Rahmān Jāmī (Persian: نورالدین عبدالرحمن جامی‎) also known as DJāmī, Mawlanā Nūr al-Dīn 'Abd al-Rahmān or Abd-Al-Rahmān Nur-Al-Din Muhammad Dashti who is commonly known as Jami...
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Riza Talabani
Sheikh Riza Talabani (Şêx Rizayê Telebanî in Kurdish) (1835–1910), a celebrated Kurdish poet from Kirkuk, Iraq. Talabani wrote his poetry in Kurdish, Turkish, Persian, and Arabic. Most of his poetry ...
Pandit Taba Ram Turki
Pandit Taba Ram Turki (1776–1847) lived at Rainawari, Srinagar and wrote Persian poetry under the pen name of Betab. Betab made an important contribution to the Persian poetry and he commanded ...
Imrani
Emrānī (or Imrānī; 1454–1536) was a Judæo-Persian poet, being "one of the most prominent Jewish poets of Iran". Emrānī was inspired by the earlier poet Shāhīn to choose "as his field the post-Mosaic ...
Kamal Khujandi
Kamal Khujandi (Persian: کمال خجندی‎), also Kamal Khojandi, Kamaleddin Khojandi, or Kamal-E Khojandi, was a Persian Sufi and Persian ghazal poet of the 14th century (8th century hijri). He was b...
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Rumi
Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī (Persian: جلال‌الدین محمد رومی‎), also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī (جلال‌الدین محمد بلخى), Mawlānā (مولانا, "our master"), Mevlânâ, Mevlevî (مولوی Mawlawī, "...
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Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum
Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum (4 August 1899 – 1978) was a noted 20th-century poet in three languages: Urdu, Punjabi, and Persian. Tabassum (or Tabussum) was the pen name by which he was universally known.H...
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Iqbal Review
Iqbal Review (Punjabi, Urdu: اقبال ریویو‎; ISSN 0021-0773), is an academic journal dedicated to the work of Muhammad Iqbal. It is published by the Iqbal Academy (Pakistan).
The jour...
Yadollah Royaee
Yadollah Royaee (Persian: یدالله رویایی‎; born 1932 in Damqan, Semnan Province, Iran) is the poet of the New Wave or the Poem of Imagination in Iranian Modern Literature.
He is a graduate of...