Ibrahim Nagi

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Ibrahim Nagi
Born (1898-12-31)December 31, 1898
Cairo, Egypt
Nationality Egyptian
Occupation poet

Ibrahim Nagi (Arabic: إبراهيم ناجى‎) (1898–1953) was an Egyptian poet. Nagi was also a doctor in internal medicine. Nagi's most famous poem is "El Atlal" or "The Ruins" which was eventually sung by famous Egyptian singer Om Kalthoom. He was a co founder of the Cairo Society for Romantic Poetry. He married Samia Sami and had three daughters: Amira (who had a daughter named Samia and a son named Mohammed), Dawheya (who went to live in America and had a son- Ahmad, and a daughter- Shahira), and Mohassen.

The legacy of Ibrahim Nagi in the literary studies[edit]

The poetry of Ibrahim Nagi is an object of studies of several literary critics. Nagi's legacy was noted by Abdul Rahman Ghazi al Gosaibi, Hasan Tawfiq and Saleh Jawdat.

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