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Selected poetry of hundreds of poets

A prominent poet and scholar of Lucknow, a disciple of Dagh and Natiq Gulawathhi, known for his annotations of Ghalib and Hafiz, and editing the works of the earliest women poets of Urdu

1893 -1946 Lucknow

Poet and researcher, published several research works relating to Ghalib's Deewan and his letters

1939 -1997 Balrampur

Well-known poet and critic known for his book 'Do Adabi School'

1916 -2004 Lucknow

One of the greatest Urdu Poets.National poet of Pakistan who penned 'Saare jahan se achaa hindustaan hamara', and 'Lab pe aati hai dua ban ke tamanna meri'.

1877 -1938 Lahore

Poet and author from Hyderabad; wrote several essays on Deccani literature, was an Urdu faculty in Osmania University, Hyderabad


Poet and scholar of Persian literature, was the chair of Persian department in Lucknow University

Prominent poet and writer, well-known for his annotations of Mirza Ghalib, also published a critical book on poetry called Ganjina-e-Tahqeeq

1883 -1940 Lucknow

Known for his poetry of mystical and spiritual leanings; wrote poems on major religious and spiritual characters

1921 -1989

One of the most prominent scholars, linguists and critics in the subcontinent.Honoured with Padma Shri in 2002

1923 -2007 California

A renowned scholar, poet, linguist and author. He dedicated his life to learning and education. An expert in the art of chronograms

1887 -1964 Karachi

Famous for his trend setting book on criticism, 'Kaashif-ul-Haqaaiq'.

1849 -1933 Patna

Most prominent linguist and lexicologist, mentor of Mir and Mir Dard

1679 -1756 Delhi

Chief Mufti of Delhi and a close friend to Mirza Ghalib who was imprisoned for anti-British activities with his entire property confiscated

1789 -1868 Delhi

Renowned poet & historian better known as “Bulbul-e-Bihar” who had also penned a book “Shahnama-e-Hind” written in verse form.

1888 -1963

Prominent scholar, linguist, translator and poet who rendered Oxford Dictionary into Urdu

1917 -2005 Canada
1846 -1927 Patna

Prominent interpreter of Mirza Ghalib poetry

1892 -1947 Bhopal