Thursday , April 9 2020

Mirza Ghalib

1797 – 1869 ! Delhi, India.

Mirza Ghalib (Urdu: مرزا غالب) was born on 27 December 1797 in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. His real name was Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (Urdu: مِرزااسَدُاللہ بیگ خان). His original Takhallus (pen-name) was Asad, drawn from his given name, Asadullah Khan. At some point early in his poetic career he also decided to adopt the pen-name of Ghalib (meaning all conquering, superior, most excellent). At some places in his poetry Ghalib also used the pen name of Asad Ullah Khan He was a 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. He died on 15 February 1869 in Delhi, India.
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