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Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar

1906 - 1988

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Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi (Persian: سید محمدحسین بهجت تبریزی, Azerbaijani: سید محمدحسین بهجت تبریزی) (January 2, 1906 – September 18, 1988), mainly known by his pen name, Shahriar (Persian: شهریار listen), was a notable Iranian Azerbaijani poet who wrote in both Azerbaijani and Persian. His most important work, Heydar Babaya Salam is considered to be the pinnacle in Azerbaijani literature which gained great popularity in the Turkic world and was translated to more than 30 languages.Contrary to many other figures of his time, Shahriar barely involved himself with political problems and ideologies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar has received more than 133,419 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar is the 2,169th most popular writer (down from 2,028th in 2019), the 209th most popular biography from Iran (down from 191st in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Iranian Writer.

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Among writers, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 2,169 out of 5,755Before him are Princess Michael of Kent, Idries Shah, Saki, Marcel Achard, Paul Féval, père, and Charles de Brosses. After him are Lucilius Junior, Oscar Milosz, Cigerxwîn, Phocylides, Magnús Scheving, and Theodore Sturgeon.

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Among people born in 1906, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 122Before him are Samad Vurgun, Piero Taruffi, Philo Farnsworth, Jean Dieudonné, Mary Astor, and Princess Anne of Orléans. After him are Anton Karas, Sait Faik Abasıyanık, Vitaly Abalakov, Franz Waxman, Tuvia Bielski, and Jacques Pills. Among people deceased in 1988, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 74Before him are Andy Gibb, Takeo Miki, Khalil al-Wazir, Trevor Howard, Gil Evans, and Piero Taruffi. After him are Anna Mahler, Françoise Dolto, Edgar Faure, Divine, Anne Ramsey, and Bluma Zeigarnik.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 209 out of 528Before him are Fazlollah Zahedi (1897), Lotf Ali Khan (1769), Azarmidokht (null), Hamdallah Mustawfi (1281), Imad ad-Din al-Isfahani (1125), and Hossein Nasr (1933). After him are Nima Yooshij (1897), Jafar Panahi (1960), Ibn Khuzayma (838), Gotarzes I (-200), Amir Kabir (1807), and Sharaf al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī (1135).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 23Before him are Sadegh Hedayat (1903), Táhirih (1817), Baba Tahir (947), Daqiqi (1000), Hamdallah Mustawfi (1281), and Imad ad-Din al-Isfahani (1125). After him are Nima Yooshij (1897), Ahmad Shamlou (1925), Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani (967), Parvin E'tesami (1907), Abolqasem Lahouti (1887), and Cassandra Clare (1973).