List of Urdu-language poets

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This is a list of Urdu language poets, arranged by date of birth. The italic text after the poet's name is their takhallus, or nom de plume.

13th century

Poet Image Pen Name Era Work
Amir Khusro Amir Khusro.jpg (1253–1325) Tuhfat-us-Sigh


15th century

Poet Image Pen Name Era Work
Meera Meerabai painting.jpg Mira Bai 1498

16th century

Poet Image Pen Name Era Work
Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah portrait.JPG (1565–1611) Kulliyat-e-Quli Qutub Shah wrote poetry primarily in Persian, but also in Hindavi


17th century

Poet Image Pen Name Era Work
Wali Muhammad Wali

Wali Mohammed Wali.jpg

Wali Deccani (1667–1707)
Shah Mubarak Abroo (1683–1733)
Siraj-ud-Din Ali Khan Arzu Arzu (1687–1756) Mehr-o-Mah,Guka-ri-Kayal
Mirza Mazhar Jan-e-Janaan Jan-e-Janaan (1699–1781) Majmua-Urdu-Ashaar

18th century

19th century

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

Hindu/Sikh poets of Urdu language

Hindu/Sikh poets of Urdu language with undetermined dates of birth

Poets with unknown dates of birth

Contemporary poets with unknown dates of birth

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