Nasir Khusraw

Philosopher, Author

1004 – 1088

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Who was Nasir Khusraw?

Abu Mo’in Hamid ad-Din Nasir ibn Khusraw al-Qubadiani or Nāsir Khusraw Qubādiyānī [also spelled as Nasir Khusrow and Naser Khosrow] was a Persian poet, philosopher, Isma'ili scholar, traveler and one of the greatest writers in Persian literature. He was born in Qabodiyon, a village in middle-age Bactria in eastern Iranian province of Khorasan, now present-day in modern Tajikistan and died in Yamagan, now Afghanistan. He is considered one of the great poets and writers in Persian literature. The Safarnama, an account of his travels, is his most famous work.

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Born
1004
Qabodiyon District
Also known as
  • Pir Nasir Khusraw
Religion
  • Islam
Nationality
  • Tajikistan
Profession
Died
1088

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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