Firaq Gorakhpuri (Indian Writer)

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Firaq Gorakhpuri
Full NameRaghupati Sahay firaq
Birth Date28 August 1896
Birth PlaceGorakhpur, North-Western Provinces, British India
Pen nameFiraq Gorakhpuri فراق گورکھپوری
NationalityIndia
EducationM.A. in English literature, Allahabad University
GenresPoetry, Literary criticism
Notable worksGul-e-Naghma
Notable awardsPadma Bhushan (1968), Jnanpith Award (1969), Sahitya Akademi Fellowship (1970)
BooksGule Nagma, Thus Spoke Firaq--: A Collection of Interviews (1959 to 1976), Nau Ratna, Firaq Gorakhpuri, selected poetry, Urdu Ki Ishqiya Shayri, Rooh-e-Kayaanat
ProfessionPoet, Writer, Critic, Scholar, Lecturer, Orator
Died3 March 1982 (aged 85)
Place of DeathNew Delhi, India

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