Seyid Azim Shirvani

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Birthday
10, 1835
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
May 20, 1888 (52)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1835
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
May 20, 1888 (52)

About

Nineteenth-century Azerbaijani poet whose works include lyric poems, satirical poems, ghazals and fables. Some of his best known works are "Bribe to the God," "Burial of a Dog," and "Satan."

Before Fame

He studied Arabic languages and European literature in his youth.

Trivia

He headed Beyt-us-safa, an Azerbaijani literary organization.

Family Life

He was born into a family of clergymen in Shamakhi, Azerbaijan.

Associated With

He, like Mirza Sabir, was one of Azerbaijan's most influential nineteenth-century poets.