Poets/Writers From Lucknow
Ghulam Hamdani Mus'hafi
One of the most prolific 18th century poets, contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir.
Known for his Urdu translation of Bhagwat Geeta in verse titled- Naseem-e-Irfaan.
Faqeer Muhammad Goya
Prominent desciple of Nasikh who served in the armies of Maratha ruler Yashwant Rao Holkar at Indore and Ghaziuddin Haider, Nawab of Awadh
Khwaja Haidar Ali Aatish
- Born : Shahjahapur
- Domicile : Lucknow
- Shrine : Lucknow
Aatish was one of the shining stars of 19th century Urdu Ghazal.
Munshi Amirullah Tasleem
Renowned later classical poet of Lucknow who had also written many oft quoted shers
Poet, Editor of several literary magazines like Khandag-e-Nazar, Zamana Kanpur and Adeeb