Aziz Abaza

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Aziz Abaza
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Aziz Abaza
Born(1898-08-13)August 13, 1898
DiedJuly 11, 1973(1973-07-11) (aged 74)
NationalityEgyptian
OccupationPoet, Politician

Aziz Abaza (Arabic: عزيز أباظة‎, born 13 August 1898 – 11 July 1973[1]) was an Egyptian poet. He is known as one of the prominent poets in modern Egyptian and Arab literature.

Abaza's poems are preoccupied with Arab unity and Pan-Arabism. His poetry was an inspiration for Arabism advocates.

Early life[edit]

Abaza was born in Minya El Qamh, Al Sharqiya governorate in Egypt. He joined the School of Law from where he graduated in 1923.

He worked as a member of Parliament, director of Identification Department, Egyptian Ministry of Interior in 1923 and Deputy-Governor of Beheira Governorate in 1935.

Moreover, he worked as governor of Al Qalyoubiya and Faiyum and Suez Canal Zone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ المنعم, خفاجي، محمد عبد; Khafājī, Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Munʻim (1991). مدارس الشعر الحديث (in Arabic). مكتبة الأنجلو المصرية،.

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