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
Prominent Pakistani poet and translator; translated select works from world literature including Tagore’s Gitanjali
Prominent and technically proficient poet from Hyderabad, Deccan; wrote poetry in difficult metres, also known for his Rubais
The greatest Urdu poet of humour and satire who was a Sessions judge at Allahabad.
Known for his emotional intensity tinged with irony
One of the most popular Urdu poets ever, known for his intense romantic poetry.
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'.
Well-known poet from Kolkata, wrote Ghazal, Nazm, and Rubai; published several collections of poetry for children, also edited several literary journals
One of the founders of Urdu criticism. Outstanding pre-modern poet. Famous for writing Yaadgar-e-ghalib the first biography of Mirza Ghalib.
Prominent poet, known for his Rubaai
One of the leading pre-modern poets at lucknow, contemporary of Jigar Moradabadi.
Radical Urdu critic who wrote unconventional poetry.
One of the most powerful campaigners of Hindi revivalism who wrote Urdu ghazals in classical style.
One of the most prominent post-classical poets famous for his pessimistic view of life.
One of the most influential Pre-modern poets who paved the way for the modern Urdu ghazal. Known for his perceptive critical comments. Recipient of Gyanpeeth award.
Most famous Urdu poet writing poetry for children.
Famous for his Rubai's and long poem on Gautam Budha.
One of the outstanding post-modern poets.
One of the most fiery progressive poets who is known as Shayar-e-Inquilab(revolutionary poet
Prominent Scholar/ Known for compiling the Diwan-e-Ghalib according to chronological order
One of the most prominent classical poets at Lucknow, who excelled in Mersia poetry. Contemporary of Mirza Ghalib.
Prominent later classical poet and a beloved desciple of Ghalib.
One of the greatest Urdu poets .
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.
Contemporary of Ghalib and Zauq. He was also a physician, astrologer and chess player. Mirza Ghalib is said to have offered his complete diwan for his sher "tum mere paas hote ho goya, Jab koi doosra nahin hota".
Prominent classical poet who was part of the first war of independence in 1857 and implicated in a murder case.
Prominent Urdu poet known for his 'Qataat'.
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.
Prominet poet of New Nazm
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