Hafez of Shiraz, Persian Poet
(c. 1325-c. 1390)

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Just the Facts:
  • Name: Khwaja Shams-ud-Din Muhammad Hafez-e Shirazi
  • Known as: Hafez (or Hafiz) of Shiraz
  • Dates: c. 1325-c. 1390
  • Place: Shiraz, Iran
  • Language: Persian
  • Who he was: Persian poet known for his ghazals (lyric poems)

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