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Muḥammad ʿAlī Ḥazīn Lāhījī
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Muḥammad ʿAlī al-Lāhījī; ʿAlī Ḥazīn Lāhījī

Date of Birth: 1692

Place of Birth: Isfahan

Date of Death: 1766

Place of Death: Benares (Varanasi)


Muḥammad ʿAlī Lāhījī, better known by his pen name Ḥazīn (‘sorrowful’), was a prominent Persian poet, historian, theologian and philosopher who, following the fall of the Safavids in 1722, continued his career in the Indian subcontinent. His father, Abū…

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Pourjavady, Reza, “Muḥammad ʿAlī Ḥazīn Lāhījī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>

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