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Poets/Writers From Lucknow

Total: 441

One of the most prolific 18th century poets, contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir.

Poet, Editor of several literary magazines like Khandag-E-Nazar,Zamana Kanpur and Adeeb


Renowned later classical poet of Lucknow who had also written many oft quoted shers

Popular poet having dominating presence in mushairas.

Known for his Urdu translation of Bhagwat Geeta in verse titled- Naseem-e-Irfaan.


1933 - 2016

Motilal Nehru

1861 - 1931

Mohsin Zaidi

1935 - 2003

Well-known progressive poet who hailed from Bahraich, a small town in UP, India.

Mohsin Kakorvi

1825 - 1905

Mohammad Mujeeb

1902 - 1985

Prominent historian, scholar, and educationist; formerly Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Mohammad Habib

1896 - 1971

An English teacher, noted critic and fiction writer; known for his critical book "Urdu Novel Ki Tanqeedi Tareekh".and novel "Sham-e-awadh".

Known for his iconic Masnavi 'Zahr-e-Ishq' a romantic tale written in lyrical verse

Mirza Raza Barq

1790 - 1857

Prominent classical poet of Lucknow School/ Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh was his disciple

Nawab of Awadh Asif-ud-dola's cousin and a prominent poet of his time

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