Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar

1906 - 1988

Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar

Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi (Azerbaijani: سید محمدحسین بهجت تبریزی, Persian: سید محمدحسین بهجت تبریزی‎) (1906 – September 18, 1988), mainly known by his pen name, Shahriar (Azerbaijani: تبریزی, 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 94,637 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,911th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 1,908 out of 4,883Before him are Tawfiq al-Hakim, Margarete Buber-Neumann, Benjamin Péret, Siri Hustvedt, Rosario Castellanos, and Gene Wolfe. After him are Ludwig Uhland, Joseph Joffo, Ross Macdonald, Samael Aun Weor, Friedrich Rückert, and Michel Leiris.

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Among people born in 1906, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 102Before him are Tuvia Bielski, Hans Aumeier, Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, Jean Dieudonné, and Samad Vurgun. After him are Gabriel Ramanantsoa, Philo Farnsworth, José Figueres Ferrer, Rezső Kasztner, Louise Brooks, and Prince Wilhelm of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1988, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 59Before him are Antonín Puč, Heo Jeong, Bacha Khan, Anne Ramsey, Lev Pontryagin, and Richard S. Castellano. After him are Françoise Dolto, Khalil al-Wazir, Gaston Eyskens, Seán MacBride, Gil Evans, and Giacinto Scelsi.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 178 out of 374Before him are Baba Tahir (947), Ali Daei (1969), Daqiqi (1000), Al-Shahrastani (1086), Jafar Panahi (1960), and Elmore James (1918). After him are Al-Baydawi (1201), Sasan (null), Googoosh (1950), Ahmad Shamlou (1925), Mandane of Media (-584), and Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi (1875).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 20Before him are Ibn al-Muqaffa' (724), Sadegh Hedayat (1903), Forough Farrokhzad (1935), Táhirih (1817), Baba Tahir (947), and Daqiqi (1000). After him are Ahmad Shamlou (1925), Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani (967), Subh-i-Azal (1831), Hamdallah Mustawfi (1281), Philitas of Cos (-400), and Sohrab Sepehri (1928).

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