Mirza Ghalib (27 December 1797 – 15 February 1869 / Agra / British India)
Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (Urdu/Persian: مرزا اسد اللہ بیگ خان) was a classical Urdu and Persian poet from India during British colonial rule. His also known as 'Mirza Asadullah Khan Galib', 'Mirza Galib', 'Dabir-ul-Mulk' and 'Najm-ud-Daula'. His pen-names was Ghaliband Asad or Asad or Galib. During his lifetime the Mughals were eclipsed and displaced by the British and finally deposed following the defeat of the Indian rebellion of 1857, events that he wrote of. Most notably, he wrote several ghazals during his life, which have since been interpreted and sung in many different ways by different people. He is considered, in South Asia, to be one of the most popular and influential poets of ... more »
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- A Thousand Desires
- About My Poems
- Come that my soul has no repose
- Gilah Hai Shauq Ko
- He was, when it was aught
- Heart it is, Not a Brick or Stone
- I have seen almost all the possible Trou...
- I Will Not Cry
- In Her Every Indication
- Innocent heart
- It is not Love it is Madness
- Kiss Me
- Let the ascetics sing of the garden of P...