Omar Khayyam, Persian Poet

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  • Name: Ghiyāth ad-Dīn Abu'l-Fatḥ ʿUmar ibn Ibrāhīm al-Khayyām Nīshāpūrī
  • Known as: Omar Khayyam
  • Birth: May 18, 1048, Nishapur, Iran
  • Death: December 4, 1131, Nishapur, Iran
  • Language: Persian
  • Who he was: Persian poet and scientist; The Rubaiyat (Quatrains)
  • Included in lists (What's This?): LRP

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