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Starting of modern era
Husain Salaahuddheen wrote Siyarathunnabaviyyaa which is the most famous religious literature in modern days. The poet Addu Bandeyri Hasan Manikufaan ranks as the most important major littérateur in the Maldivian language. Addu Bandeyri Hasan Manikufaan wrote Dhiyoage Raivaru.
Other prominent poets include Edhuru Umaru Maafaiy Kaleygefaanu, Mohamed Amin, and Assayyidhu Bodufenvalhugey Seedhee (Bodufenvalhuge Sidi).