Mohammad-Taqi Bahar

1886 - 1951

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Mohammad-Taqi Bahar (Persian: محمدتقی بهار‎; also romanized as Mohammad-Taqī Bahār; 10 December 1886 in Mashhad – 22 April 1951 in Tehran), widely known as Malek osh-Sho'arā (Persian: ملک‌الشعراء‎) and Malek osh-Sho'arā Bahār ("poet laureate," literally: the king of poets), was a renowned Iranian poet, scholar, politician, journalist, historian and Professor of Literature. Although he was a 20th-century poet, his poems are fairly traditional and strongly nationalistic in character. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohammad-Taqi Bahar has received more than 65,237 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Mohammad-Taqi Bahar is the 3,230th most popular writer (up from 3,261st in 2019), the 258th most popular biography from Iran and the 34th most popular Iranian Writer.

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Among writers, Mohammad-Taqi Bahar ranks 3,230 out of 5,794Before him are Simin Behbahani, Edgar Hilsenrath, Philippe Jaccottet, Edwin Arnold, Sarah Kirsch, and William Congreve. After him are Siegfried Sassoon, Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, Eugène Burnouf, Filippo Buonaccorsi, Leslie Stephen, and Michael Denis.

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Among people born in 1886, Mohammad-Taqi Bahar ranks 148Before him are Kid Ory, Kurt Schmitt, Toivo Mikael Kivimäki, Ion Gigurtu, Bertha Krupp, and Dimitri Uznadze. After him are Siegfried Sassoon, Alexander Miasnikian, August Rei, Robert Julius Trumpler, Lucien Gaudin, and Alfonso López Pumarejo. Among people deceased in 1951, Mohammad-Taqi Bahar ranks 88Before him are Fréhel, Peter Cheyney, Henry Carton de Wiart, Ernest Bevin, Charles Dillon Perrine, and Selim Palmgren. After him are István Friedrich, Karl Koller, Angelos Sikelianos, Abanindranath Tagore, Louis Adamic, and José Enrique Varela.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Mohammad-Taqi Bahar ranks 258 out of 463Before him are Fatemeh Rahbar (1964), Hossein Sheikholeslam (1952), Jafar Khan (1800), Behrouz Vossoughi (1938), Simin Behbahani (1927), and Leila Pahlavi (1970). After him are Mohammad Kazem Shariatmadari (1906), Amastrine (-400), Samad Behrangi (1939), Abu'l-Fadl Bayhaqi (995), Asadi Tusi (999), and Sami Yusuf (1980).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Mohammad-Taqi Bahar ranks 34Before him are Sohrab Sepehri (1928), Raffi (1835), Abolqasem Lahouti (1887), Ubayd Zakani (1301), Parvin E'tesami (1907), and Simin Behbahani (1927). After him are Samad Behrangi (1939), Abu'l-Fadl Bayhaqi (995), Asadi Tusi (999), Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (1923), Iraj Mirza (1874), and Simin Daneshvar (1921).