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Omar Khayyám Biography

The biography of Omar Khayyám. This page has biographical information on Omar Khayyám, one of the best poets of all time. This PoetrySoup page also provides access to the poet's poems, best poetry, quotes, and video biographies...if available.

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Ghiyath ad-Din Abu'l-Fat Umar ibn Ibrahim al-Khayyam Nishapuri (18 May 1048 – 4 December 1131; Persian : , pronounced  [xæj'jm] ) was a Persian polymath, philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He also wrote treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, music, and Islamic theology.

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