List of Urdu language poets


List of Urdu language poets

Listed below are major Urdu poets, sorted by date of birth. As far as possible in the list below, the "takhallus", or "nom de plume", is mentioned in italics after the name.

Chronologically

1200

*Amir Khusro (1253-1325)

1500

*Quli Qutub Shah (1565–1611)

1600

*Wali Mohammed Wali, "Wali Deccani" (1667–1707)
*Mirza Mazhar Jan-e-Janaan (1699–1781)

1700

*Mirza Muhammad Rafi, "Sauda" (1713–1780)
*Khwaja Mir Dard, "Dard" (1721–1785)
*Mir Taqi Mir, "Mir" (1723–1810)
*Nazeer Akbarabadi (1740–1830)
*Bahadur Shah, "Zafar" (1775–1862)
*Khwaja Haidar Ali Atish, "Atish" (1778–1846)
*Muhammad Ibrahim Khan, "Zauq" (1789–1854)
*Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib, "Ghalib" (1796–1869)

1800

*Hakim Mumin Khan Mumin, "Mumin" (1801–1852)
*Mirza Salaamat Ali "Dabeer" (1803-1875)
*Mir Babar Ali "Anis" (1803-1874)
*Amir Meenai (1826–1900)
*Nawab Mirza Khan Dagh Dehlawi, "Daagh" (1831–1905)
*Altaf Husain "Hali" (1837–1914)
*Syed Akbar Hussain Akbar Allahabadi, "Akbar Allahabadi" (1846–1921)
*Firaq Gorakhpuri (Raghupati Sahay), (1896-1982)
*Hasrat Mohani, "Syed Tafazzul Husain Hasrat" (1875–1952)
*Allama Shibli Nomani (1857-1914)
*Allama Dr. Sir Muhammad Iqbal, "Iqbal" (1877–1938)
*Tilok Chand 'Mahrum' (1885–1966)
*Jigar Moradabadi, "Jigar" (1890–1960)
*Josh Malihabadi, "Josh" (1898–1982)

1900

*Makhdum Muhiuddin (1908–1969)
* [Syed sajjad husain "shadeed"]
* [Syed Mustafa Mirza "Rasheed"]

1910

*Sana Ullah Dar, "Meera Ji" (1912-1949)
*Dr.Mateen Niazi (1913-1993)
*Ihsan Danish (1914-1982)
*Krishan Chander (1914-1977)
*Noon Meem Rashid (1910–1975)
*Faiz Ahmad Faiz, "Faiz" (1911–1984)
*Nushoor Wahidi (1911–1981)
*Ali Sardar Jafri (1913–2000)
*Jan Nisar Akhtar (1914–1976)
*Majeed Amjad (1914–1974)
*Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi, "Nadeem" (1916–2006)
*Zamir Jafri, "Zamir" (1916–1999)
*Shakeel Badayuni (1916–1970)
*Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee (1917–2005)
*Jagannath Azad (1918–2004)
*Kaifi Azmi (1918–2002)
*Khumar Barabankvi, "Khumar" (1919–1999)
*Qateel Shifai, "Qateel" (1919–2001)
*Ali Jawad Zaidi (1916-2004)
*Dr.Naseer Ahmad Nasir(1910-2000)

1920

*Amir Chand,"Bahar"(born 1925)
*Nasir Kazmi, "Nasir" (1925-1972)
*Shabnam Romani,"Shabnam Romani"(1927)
*Sa'id Akhtar Rizvi, "Tapish Gopalpuri" (1927–2002)
*Sahir Ludhianvi, "Sahir" (1921–1980)
*Ibn-e-Insha, "Insha" (1927–1978)
*Munir Niazi (1928–2006)
*Habib Jalib (1928-1993)
*Dilawar Figar (1928–1998)
*Hakim Akhtar (born 1928)
*Sahir Hashmi Adeeb, Kanpuri,"Sahir Hashmi"(1929-1999)
*Dr.Wazeer Agha(born 1922)

1930

*Mustafa Zaidi (1930–1970)
*Jon Elia (1931–2003)
*Mustafa Rahi (1931–1986)
*Ahmed Faraz, "Faraz" (1931-2008)
*Zafar Iqbal (born 1932)
*Syed Al-e-Ahmad (1932–1999)
*Shakeb Jalali (1932–1966)
*Saeed Ahmad Akhtar (born 1933)
*Waheed Akhtar (1934–1996)
*Murtaza Birlas (born 1934)
*Mohinder Pratap Chand (born 1935)
*Aftab Iqbal Shamim (born 1936)
*Zaka Siddiqi (1937–2003)
*Maajed Siddiqui (born 1938)
*Barq Kadapavi (1938–2005)
*Obaidullah Aleem (1939–1997)
*( Shahbaz Amrohvi) (1910-1983)

1940

*Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi (1941-2001)
*Iftikhar Arif (born 1943)
*Javed Akhtar (born 1945)
*Ghulam Muhammad Qasir, "Qasir" (1944–1999)
*Muhammad Izhar ul Haq (born 1948)
*Fehmida Riaz (born 1948)

1950

*Parveen Shakir (1953–1995)
*Naseer Ahmed Nasir (born 1954)
*Noon Meem Danish (born 1958)
*Dr.Syed Ali Imam Zaidi "Gauhar" lucknavi (Born 1955)

1960

* Saeed Khan known as "Saeed" (born 1966)

Other major poets are

*Gulzar
*Waheed Ahmed
*Farrukh yar
*Ahmad Hussain Mujahid
*Dr Kausar Mahmood
*Parveen Tahir
*Arshad Meraj
*Shaheen Abbas

ee also

* List of Urdu language writers
* List of Pakistani poets


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