Saadi Shirazi, Persian Poet

from a Mughal manuscript of Gulistan, c. 1645

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī
  • Known as: Saadi Shirazi, or Saadi of Shiraz
  • Birth: Unknown Date, 1210, Shiraz, Iran
  • Death: December 9, 1291, Shiraz, Iran
  • Language: Persian
  • Who he was: Persian poet; Bustan (The Orchard); Gulistan (The Rose Garden)

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