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Ali-Shir Nava'i Biography | Poet

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Mir ‘Ali-Shir Nava'i (9 February 1441 – 3 January 1501), also known as Nizam-al-Din Ali-Shir [ n 1 ] Herawi (Chagatai-Turkic / Persian : ) was a Central Asian Turkic politician, mystic, linguist, painter, and poet. He was the greatest representative of Chagatai language literature. Because of his distinguished Chagatai language poetry, he is considered by many throughout the Turkic-speaking world to be the founder of early Turkic literature. Many places and institutions are named after Ali-Shir Nava'i.