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(27 December 1797 – 15 February 1869 / Agra / British India)

Mirza Ghalib
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Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (Urdu/Persian: مرزا اسد اللہ بیگ خان) was a classical Urdu and Persian poet from India during British colonial rule. His also known as 'Mirza Asadullah Khan Galib', 'Mirza Galib', 'Dabir-ul-Mulk' and 'Najm-ud-Daula'. His pen-names was Ghaliband Asad or Asad or Galib. During his lifetime the Mughals were eclipsed and displaced by the British and finally deposed following the defeat of the Indian rebellion of 1857, events that he wrote of. Most notably, he wrote several ghazals during his life, which have since been interpreted and sung in many different ways by different people. He is considered, in South Asia, to be one of the most popular and influential poets of ... more »

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  • Khalid Nadeem (9/6/2013 8:39:00 PM)

    Mirza Ghalib was the first poet of Urdu who expressed not only his heart feeling but described his thoughts. He teach his age to live with courage and teach us to live with thinking.

  • Kamran Anwar (8/16/2013 3:03:00 PM)

    Ghalib is a worthless poet and never described by one word. He described a reality of living british indian era by the passage of his life. Such a legandary poet never match with any other poet in this world.

  • W. S. (4/24/2013 12:32:00 PM)

    Wow, I suppose his works are translated into English on this site, because as far as I know he was a total Urdu legend and had nothing to do with English.

  • Nancy William (4/18/2013 7:16:00 AM)

    har ek baat pe kehte ho tum ke 'too kya hai'?
    tumheeN kaho ke yeh andaaz-e-guftgoo kya hai?

    such a superb poet r.in the world.

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