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Ali-Shir Nava'i (poet)


Who is Ali-Shir Nava'i?

Ali-Shir Nava'i: Mīr 'Ali-Shir Nava'i, also known as Nizām-al-Din ʿAlī-Shīr Herawī was a Central Asian Turkic poet, writer, politician, linguist, mystic, and painter. He was the greatest representative of Chagatai language literature.

  • also known as Ali Sher Nawai, Nizām-al-Din ʿAlī-Shīr Herawī, Alisher Navoiĭ
  • born on (574 years ago) in Herat, child of Ghiyāth ud-Din Kichkina
  • nationality: Afghanistan
  • profession: Writer, poet, politician, painter, linguist
  • died on (514 years ago) in Herat
  • written works: "Wonders of Childhood", "Rarities or Witticisms of Youth", "Marvels of Middle Age", "Advantages of Old Age", "Wonders of Good People", "Farhad and Shirin", "Layli and Majnun", "Seven travellers (planets)", "Alexander's Dam", "Waqfiya", "The Language of the Birds", "Mahbub ul-Qulub", "Mezon ul-Avzon", "The ways of salvation", "Munojot", "Muhakamat al-Lughatayn", "The Valuables of Youth", "Nasim ul-Huld", "Risolai tiyr andohtan", "Holy Spirit", "Muḥākamat al-lughatain"

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