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Famous Indian Poets - Famous Poets from India

This famous Indian poets section is an educational source of information and inspiration featuring reknown Indian poets. Here you will find famous poets of our time and times past from India.

 
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Bharathi, Subramaniya

Chinnaswami Subramania Bharati (Tamil : ) (December 11, 1882 – September 11, 1921) was an Indian writer, poet, journalist, Indian independence activist and social reformer from Tamil Nadu, India. Popularly known as Mahakavi Bharathiyar (Tamil), he is a pioneer of modern Tamil poetry.
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Dr Umar Alisha, Kavisekhara

Kavisekhara Dr Umar Alisha (Pithapuram, 1885-02-28-Narsapur, 1945-01-23) was the sixth Peethadhipathi of Sri Viswa Viznana Vidya Adhyatmika Peetham in Pithapuram, India. He succeeded his father Mohiddin Badusha I.. Indian Telugu language poet; sixth Peethadhipathi of Sri Viswa Viznana Vidya Adhyatmika Peetham
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Goodison, Lorna

Lorna Goodison (born 1947) is a Jamaican poet, a leading West Indian writer of the generation born after World War II, currently dividing her time between Jamaica and Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she teaches at the University of Michigan.. Jamaican poet
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Huma, Meher Baba

Meher Baba (25 February 1894 – 31 January 1969), born Merwan Sheriar Irani, was an Indian mystic and spiritual master who declared publicly in 1954 that he was the Avatar of the age. He led a normal life and grew up like any other boy, going to school and college and finishing education. The life history of Meher Baba is a very interesting and an extraordinary event. Indian Urdu.
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Khosrow, Amir

Ab'ul Hasan Yamīn ud-Dīn Khusrow (1253–1325 CE) (Urdu: ابوالحسن یمین‌الدین خسرو‎; Hindi: अबुल हसन यमीनुद्दीन ख़ुसरौ), better known as Amīr Khusrow (also Khusrau, Khusro) Dehlawī (meaning Amir Khusrow of Delhi) (امیر خسرو دہلوی; अमीर ख़ुसरौ दहलवी), was an Indian musician, scholar and poet. He was an iconic figure in the cultural history of the Indian subcontinent. A Sufi mystic and a spiritual disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya of Delhi, Amīr Khusrow was not only a notable poet but also a prolific and seminal musician. He wrote poetry primarily in Persian, but also in Hindavi. He compiled the oldest known printed dictionary (Khaliq-e-bari) in 1320 which mainly dealt with Hindvi (Hindi) and Persian words.
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Kusumagraj,

Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar (Marathi : ) (February 27, 1912 – March 10, 1999), popularly known by his pen name, Kusumagraj (Marathi : ), was an eminent Marathi poet, playwright, novelist, short story writer, apart from being a humanist, who wrote of freedom, justice and emancipation of the deprived, In a career spanning five decades starting in pre-independence era, he wrote 16 volumes of poems, three novels, eight volumes of short stories, seven volumes of essays, 18 plays and six one-act plays. His works like the Vishaka (1942), a collection of lyrics, inspired a generation into the Indian freedom movement, and is today considered one of the masterpieces of Indian literature ., apart from his play, Natsamrat which has important place in Marathi literature. He was the recipient of several State awards, and National awards including the 1974 Sahitya Akademi Award in Marathi for Natsamrat, and the Jnanpith Award in 1988; he also remained chairperson of the World Marathi Conference in 1989. He was born in the city of Pune and spent most of his life in Nashik, Maharashtra .
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Lenin, Lalitha

Lalitha Lenin (Malayalam: ; born 17 July 1946, Thrithalloor, Thrissur, Kerala) is a renowned Indian poet in Malayalam.. Indian poet
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Majaz,

Majaz was born in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh in 1909-10. After completing his initial education from Lucknow and Agra, Majaz moved to Aligarh for his higher studies. He completed his graduation from Aligarh Muslim University in 1936. This was the same era when Aligarh Muslim University was swept by the progressive writers movement. Indian Urdu.
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Matthew, John

John Matthew redirects here. For those of a similar name, see John Mathew (disambiguation) or John Matthews (disambiguation)
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Naidu, Sarojini

Sarojini Naidu, (born as Sarojini Chattopadhyaya / ) also known by the sobriquet as The Nightingale of India, was a child prodigy, Indian independence activist and poet. Naidu was one of the formers of the Indian Constitution. Naidu was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become the Governor of Uttar Pradesh state. Her birthday is celebrated as women's day all over India.
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Seth, Vikram

Vikram Seth (Hindi:, pronounced ; born June 20, 1952) is an Indian poet, novelist, travel writer, librettist, children's writer, biographer and memoirist.. Indian author and poet
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Tagore, Rabindranath

A Bengali poet, philosopher, visual artist, playwright, composer, and novelist from India.. Bengali polymath; 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature

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