Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar

1906 - 1988

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Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi (Persian: سید محمدحسین بهجت تبریزی, Azerbaijani: سید محمدحسین بهجت تبریزی) (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 127,973 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar is the 2,029th most popular writer (down from 1,905th in 2019), the 191st most popular biography from Iran (down from 178th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Iranian Writer.

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Among writers, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 2,029 out of 5,794Before him are Julian Tuwim, Neil Postman, Oscar Milosz, Ahad Ha'am, Elizabeth Siddal, and Margaret Fuller. After him are Sirindhorn, Kate Millett, Minna Canth, Francesc Eiximenis, Sébastien Japrisot, and Gian Giorgio Trissino.

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Among people born in 1906, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 113Before him are Junio Valerio Borghese, José Figueres Ferrer, Jean Dieudonné, Pierre Fournier, Berthold, Margrave of Baden, and Jack Churchill. After him are Musa Cälil, Sait Faik Abasıyanık, James E. Webb, Igor Moiseyev, Mary Astor, and Samad Vurgun. Among people deceased in 1988, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 67Before him are Anne Ramsey, Renato Salvatori, Françoise Dolto, Lev Pontryagin, Gil Evans, and Khalil al-Wazir. After him are George Uhlenbeck, Henry Murray, Raymond Williams, Andy Gibb, Takeo Miki, and Vladimír Menšík.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 191 out of 463Before him are Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran (1960), Orodes III of Parthia (-100), Farrokhroo Parsa (1922), Googoosh (1950), Sati Beg (1300), and Ali Daei (1969). After him are Shihab al-Din 'Umar al-Suhrawardi (1145), Shams Pahlavi (1917), Shahrokh Shah (1734), Mandane of Media (-584), Apama (-400), and Daqiqi (1000).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar ranks 18Before him are Magtymguly Pyragy (1733), Ibn al-Muqaffa' (724), Forough Farrokhzad (1935), Sadegh Hedayat (1903), Táhirih (1817), and Baba Tahir (947). After him are Daqiqi (1000), Ahmad Shamlou (1925), Imad ad-Din al-Isfahani (1125), Hamdallah Mustawfi (1281), Subh-i-Azal (1831), and Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani (967).