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Firaq Gorakhpuri Biography | Poet

Firaq Gorakhpuri Biography. Read biographical information including facts, poetic works, awards, and the life story and history of Firaq Gorakhpuri. This short biogrpahy feature on Firaq Gorakhpuri will help you learn about one of the best famous poet poets of all-time.

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Firaq Gorakhpuri was born Raghupati Sahay in the year 1896 at Gorakhpur District of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Born to a family of aristocrats, Firaq had a taste of Urdu poetry at very tender age. He started writing poetry in Urdu in teens and developed his own niche in an era that was marked by the likes of Sahir, Iqbal, Faiz and Kaifi.