Famous Pakistani Poets

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 1 Muhammad Iqbal

Muhammad Iqbal.
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Famous As: Poet & Philosopher
Birthdate: November 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sialkot, Punjab, British India
Died: April 21, 1938

Muhammad Iqbal was a Scholar, poet, and politician. Born in British India (present-day Pakistan), Iqbal's poetry in Persian and Urdu languages is regarded as one of the greatest of the modern era. Also an influential politician, Muhammad Iqbal's vision of an independent Muslim state helped inspire the creation of Pakistan where he is recognized as the national poet.

 2 Faiz Ahmad Faiz

Faiz Ahmad Faiz.
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
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 3 Jon Elia

Jon Elia.
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Famous As: Linguist, Philosopher, Poet, Literary critic
Birthdate: December 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amroha
Died: November 8, 2002

 4 Fatima Bhutto

Fatima Bhutto.
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Famous As: Journalist, Writer, Poet
Birthdate: May 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kabul

 5 Parveen Shakir

Parveen Shakir.
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Famous As: Poet, Writer
Birthdate: November 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: December 26, 1994

 6 Waris Shah

Waris Shah
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Famous As: poet
Birthdate: 1722 AD
Birthplace: Jandiala Sher Khan
Died: 1798 AD

 7 Ahmad Faraz

Ahmad Faraz
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 12, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Died: August 25, 2008
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 8 Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi

Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
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Famous As: Writer, Poet
Birthdate: November 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dhok Gohar Shah
Died: November 25, 2001

 9 Rahman Baba

Rahman Baba
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Famous As: poet, writer
Birthdate: 1632 AD
Birthplace: Peshawar
Died: 1706 AD

 10 Wasif Ali Wasif

Wasif Ali Wasif
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Famous As: writer, poet, teacher
Birthdate: January 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Khushab District, Pakistan
Died: January 18, 1993

 11 Josh Malihabadi

Josh Malihabadi
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malihabad
Died: February 22, 1982

 12 Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hoshiarpur
Died: March 12, 1993

 13 Khwaja Ghulam Farid

Khwaja Ghulam Farid
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Famous As: poet
Birthdate: 1845 AD
Birthplace: Chachran
Died: 1901 AD

 14 Khushal Khan Khattak

Khushal Khan Khattak
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1613 AD
Birthplace: Akora Khattak, Pakistan
Died: February 25, 1689

 15 Anwar Masood

Anwar Masood
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gujrat City, Pakistan

 16 Mohsin Naqvi

Mohsin Naqvi
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Famous As: poet
Birthdate: May 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan
Died: January 15, 1996

 17 Munir Niazi

Munir Niazi
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hoshiarpur
Died: December 26, 2006

 18 Ibn-e-Insha

Ibn-e-Insha
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Famous As: poet
Birthdate: June 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phillaur
Died: January 11, 1978

 19 Talib Jauhari

Talib Jauhari
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Famous As: Islamic scholar
Birthdate: August 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Patna, Bihar, British India
Died: June 22, 2020

 20 Nasir Kazmi

Nasir Kazmi
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ambala
Died: March 2, 1972

 21 Rais Amrohvi

Rais Amrohvi
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Famous As: poet
Birthdate: September 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amroha
Died: September 22, 1988

 22 Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi

Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 20, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Khushab, Pakistan
Died: July 10, 2006

 23 Pir Roshan

Pir Roshan
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1525 AD
Birthplace: Jalandhar
Died: 1585 AD

 24 Zulfikar Ghose

Zulfikar Ghose
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sialkot, Pakistan

 25 Jamiluddin Aali

Jamiluddin Aali
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Famous As: poet, journalist, reporter, politician
Birthdate: January 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Delhi
Died: November 23, 2015

 26 Amjad Islam Amjad

Amjad Islam Amjad
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

 27 Qateel Shifai

Qateel Shifai
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 24, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Haripur District, Pakistan
Died: July 11, 2001

 28 Mustafa Zaidi

Mustafa Zaidi
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Allahabad
Died: October 12, 1970

 29 Ehsan Danish

Ehsan Danish
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Famous As: Linguist, Poet
Birthdate: February 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kandhla, India
Died: March 22, 1982