Poets/Writers From Agra
Khan Arzoo Sirajuddin Ali
Most prominent linguist and lexicologist, mentor of Mir and Mir Dard
Meer Taqi Meer
One of the greatest Urdu poets. Known as Khuda-e-Sukhan (God of Poetry)
Great Urdu poet occupying a place of pride in world literature. Also one of the most quotable poets having shers for almost all situations of life.
One of the most prominent classical Urdu poets who wrote extensively on Indian culture & festivals. Contemporary of Miir Taqi Miir.Famous for his poems on Holi, Diwali and other festivals.
Mazhar Mirza Jaan-e-Janaan
Religious scholar of Sufistic temperament who was assassinated due to religious reasons
Akhtar Ansari Akbarabadi
Poet and literary journalist, edited prominent journals like 'Nasheman', 'Mashriq', and 'Nai Qadrein'; published several books of poetry and prose
Bayan Ahsanullah Khan
Leading classical Urdu poet. Contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir.
Prominent Urdu poet who edited the literary Journal 'Shaair'. Son of Seemab Akbarabadi
Khalid Hasan Qadiri
A great scholar of poetry and prose in Urdu and Persian. Retired university lecturer
Prominent later –classical poet / known for his couplet - ‘Bade ghaur se sun raha tha zamana….
One of the most prominent pre-modern Urdu Poets, having hundreds of disciples.
Abid Hasan Faridi
A great scholar and educator.