Mir Taqi Mir

1723 - 1810

Mir Taqi Mir

Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir (February 1723 – 21 September 1810), also known as Mir Taqi Mir or 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. He was one of the principal poets of the Delhi School of the Urdu ghazal and is often remembered as one of the best poets of the Urdu language. His takhallus (pen name) was Mir. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mir Taqi Mir has received more than 481,977 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,465th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Mir Taqi Mir ranks 2,462 out of 4,883Before him are Savitri Devi, Ephraim Chambers, Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi, Giuseppe Giacosa, Albert Cossery, and Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo. After him are André Salmon, Bernhard Grzimek, Rahman Baba, Karl Gutzkow, María Elena Walsh, and Nelson Algren.

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Among people born in 1723, Mir Taqi Mir ranks 17Before him are Nicole-Reine Lepaute, Tobias Mayer, Mathurin Jacques Brisson, Friedrich Melchior, Baron von Grimm, Prithvi Narayan Shah, and Antoine Louis. After him are Princess Mary of Great Britain, Pehr Osbeck, Marcus Elieser Bloch, William Blackstone, John Byron, and William Chambers. Among people deceased in 1810, Mir Taqi Mir ranks 16Before him are Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, Andreas Hofer, Andrianampoinimerina, Charles August, Crown Prince of Sweden, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova, and Alejandro Malaspina. After him are Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper, Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom, József Alvinczi, Charles Brockden Brown, William Martin, and Johan Zoffany.

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In India

Among people born in India, Mir Taqi Mir ranks 255 out of 848Before him are C. Rajagopalachari (1878), Feroze Gandhi (1912), Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (1913), Dhirubhai Ambani (1932), Skandagupta (500), and Shashi Kapoor (1938). After him are Asha Bhosle (1933), Joanna Lumley (1946), Farrukhsiyar (1685), Vikram Sarabhai (1919), Nana Sahib (1824), and Shilpa Shetty (1975).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Mir Taqi Mir ranks 40Before him are Kuvempu (1904), Idries Shah (1924), Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (1942), M. Karunanidhi (1924), Zeb-un-Nissa (1638), and Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (1876). After him are T. H. White (1906), Ram Prasad Bismil (1897), Bhavabhuti (null), R. K. Narayan (1906), Shakuntala Devi (1929), and Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay (1898).

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