Hafiz

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Hafiz or Hafez may refer to:

  • Hafiz (Quran), a term used by Muslims for people who have completely memorized the Qur'an
    • Al-Ḥafīẓ, one of the names of God in Islam, meaning "the Ever-Preserving/ Guardian/ All-Watching/ Protector"

People[edit]

  • Hafiz (name), including a list of people with the name
  • Hafez, a 14th-century Persian mystic and poet. Sometimes credited as "Hafiz" or "Hafiz of Shiraz"
  • Hafiz, starring role played by actor Ronald Coleman in Kismet (1944 film)

Places[edit]

  • Hafez, Iran, a village in East Azerbaijan Province, Iran
  • Tomb of Hafez, one of two memorial structures in Shiraz, Iran, erected in memory of the Persian poet Hafez

Others[edit]

  • Hafiz (horse), French Thoroughbred racehorse
  • Al-Hafez, Salafi Islamist channel from Egypt.
  • Hafez Awards, an annual awards ceremony which is held honoring cinematic achievements in Iranian cinema
  • Khuda Hafiz, a parting phrase