Mir Taqi Mir

1723 - 1810

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Mir Muhammad Taqi (February 1723 – 20 September 1810), known as Mir Taqi Mir (also spelled Meer Taqi Meer), was an Urdu poet of the 18th century Mughal India and one of the pioneers who gave shape to the Urdu language itself. His father's name was Meer Muttaqi. After his father's death, his step-Brothers took control over his property. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mir Taqi Mir has received more than 676,710 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Mir Taqi Mir is the 2,303rd most popular writer (down from 2,283rd in 2019), the 271st most popular biography from India (down from 235th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Mir Taqi Mir ranks 2,303 out of 5,755Before him are Francesc Eiximenis, S. S. Van Dine, George Whitefield, Terry Goodkind, Victoria Ocampo, and Cao Yu. After him are Zabel Yesayan, Nikolay Dobrolyubov, Juvencus, Varro Atacinus, Kató Lomb, and Yehuda Amichai.

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Among people born in 1723, Mir Taqi Mir ranks 16Before him are Jean-François Marmontel, Prithvi Narayan Shah, Nicole-Reine Lepaute, Tobias Mayer, Princess Caroline Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Antoine Louis. After him are Princess Mary of Great Britain, Friedrich Melchior, Baron von Grimm, John Byron, Mathurin Jacques Brisson, William Chambers, and William Blackstone. Among people deceased in 1810, Mir Taqi Mir ranks 16Before him are Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, Andrianampoinimerina, Andreas Hofer, Charles August, Crown Prince of Sweden, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova, and Jacques-François Menou. After him are Alejandro Malaspina, József Alvinczi, Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom, Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper, Antoine-Denis Chaudet, and George Prideaux Robert Harris.

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In India

Among people born in India, Mir Taqi Mir ranks 271 out of 1,493Before him are Jaya Bachchan (1948), Mastani (1699), Sarada Devi (1853), Savitri (1936), Jahandar Shah (1661), and Mahinda (-285). After him are Wilfred Bion (1897), Khudiram Bose (1889), Ratan Tata (1937), Dashrath Manjhi (1934), P. V. Narasimha Rao (1921), and Madhava of Sangamagrama (1350).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Mir Taqi Mir ranks 45Before him are Abdul-Qādir Bedil (1642), Rahul Sankrityayan (1893), Jaggi Vasudev (1957), Shakuntala Devi (1929), Idries Shah (1924), and Zeb-un-Nissa (1638). After him are Bhavabhuti (null), Jim Corbett (1875), T. H. White (1906), M. Karunanidhi (1924), Chittaranjan Das (1869), and Ram Prasad Bismil (1897).